Category Archives: Culture

Valor among us

Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. –Winston Churchill Michale Yon has the keen observations of an Army command sergeant major on the silent heroes among us. I sometimes wonder … Continue reading

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High praise indeed

Via BlackFive, an interesting article from a French infantryman about his time with American infantrymen in Afghanistan. Perhaps, it’s proof positive that we still have the best military on the planet. I wonder if there’s anyone in the White House … Continue reading

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Contract warfare

The internet is awash in a story originating from the Wall Street Journal about how Iranian-backed insurgents in Iraq have “hacked” raw feeds from Predator drones in service there using cheap, commercially available software. While this development is troubling, it … Continue reading

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A way for you to directly help the war effort in Afghanistan

Via Blackfive, Mudville Gazette, and others: Like so many of you my heart has been heavy since the news of the attacks on our posts in Afghanistan on Saturday.  The families of the Fallen are first and foremost in my … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2009

Today we honor our fallen warriors, Americans lost to battles past and those laid to rest in the passage of time. Their sacrifices are part of the reason we have the nation we have today. […] Continue reading

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