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Six boys and 13 Hands….Iwo Jima Me...

Six boys and 13 Hands….Iwo Jima Memorial
As I sit here alone this Veteran’s day at 1:39 this afternoon and cannot drive and think all of the places my veteran friends are eating at different places. I did not want to call any of them to disturb them today. I was reading the following email and thought about my Regiment of WWII at Liverngnano, Italy. MY Regiment had 3,000 and the cemetary had 4,402. Six miles down the Road...

Sen. Cruz Introduces Bill to Give Combat...

Sen. Cruz Introduces Bill to Give Combat Pay for Soldiers “Fighting Ebola”
Senator Ted Cruz introduces bill to grant combat pay and status to those sent to Africa and risk their lives “fighting ebola”. “Any soldier who is subject to a 21 day quarantine, any soldier who is risking his or her life, his or her family’s life with a deadly, terrifying disease, is taking on a risk comparable to the risk of going to combat and risking an enemy bullet....

Veterans Unable to Reach VA Call Center

The pattern of callous disregard for our military veterans, particularly by the Obama administration, is beginning to look more and more like a campaign to demoralize our military. Whether deliberate or not, that’s certainly the net effect. “Use’em and lose’em” looks almost like our national policy toward those veterans who have found themselves homeless...

American Military Leaders Now Working On...

American Military Leaders Now Working On Behalf Of The Enemy?
Leaders? Where are they? For years, the late Col. David H. Hackworth warned about self-serving, porcelain princes in leadership positions not acting as leaders, but as political hacks seeking only to enhance their own career. Leadership, at best, is granted lip service but rarely practiced in the rarefied air of the military hierarchy. After all, one public faux pas can be a career...

America’s Secret War in 134 Countr...

America’s Secret War in 134 Countries
  They operate in the green glow of night vision in Southwest Asia and stalk through the jungles of South America.  They snatch men from their homes in the Maghreb and shoot it out with heavily armed militants in the Horn of Africa.  They feel the salty spray while skimming over the tops of waves from the turquoise Caribbean to the deep blue Pacific.  They conduct missions in...

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