Monthly Archives: September 2011

If you fund it…they will kill…

What if they decided to hold a war and no one came?  What if young men, rather than take up arms, journey far from home, commit acts of violence against their brothers and sisters, and fight and die in strange … Continue reading

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All Roads Lead Through Jerusalem…

Stateless…it has been the term used to describe the Palestinian people for over two generations.  In a world full of nations, existence and security are defined within the context of a state, a sovereign piece of territory, a part of … Continue reading

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Obsolete…

These days, it seems like most of my open-minded, dynamic, and forward thinking fellow officers and friends are looking to either terminate their service or enter the special operations community through one capacity or another.  We’ve all done the big … Continue reading

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How Will We Explain???

If any of us live long enough, there will come the day when our children are old and aware enough to ask us the question “What did 9/11 mean to you and how did its effects change your life?”  Today, … Continue reading

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Failure…

We are the best and brightest of our generation, the pride of our hometowns and communities, the over-achievers, and the over-believers.  We have been educated in the finest institutions our nation has to offer from West Point and Annapolis, to … Continue reading

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Security…

Oftentimes, the more secure you try and force yourself to feel, the less secure you truly become…For people who live their lives taking risk, stepping through doors, and pursuing their dreams, nothing could hold more truth.  The cold hard fact … Continue reading

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Renaissance Men…

We are the ones who refuse to settle.  We relentlessly follow our passions, our hopes, and our dreams around this world we have come to call our home.  We will change our careers on a whim, move to new lands … Continue reading

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