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Scope of Work…

Well my friends we truly exist in the most interesting of times.  Life has been quite busy and entertaining for me lately as I have been doing quite a bit of traveling and exploring over the past few months while … Continue reading

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The Military, Politics, and Dissent…

I guess it’s fitting that my 50th post on this blog ends up on the topic of political discourse and the military.  This little intellectual experiment certainly hasn’t taken quite the course I thought it would when I started it … Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall…

It’s funny, I thought we were actually winning this war.  The tragedy of 9/11 is now over ten years in our memory.  Osama bin Laden is dead.  The leadership of Al Qaeda has been virtually decimated now working at only … Continue reading

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The Next Revolution in Military Affairs…

I remember a random speaker during one of my countless seminars at West Point saying “rereading what you have already written is one of the most selfish forms of masturbation.”  Well, since I’m stuck here in a combat zone with … 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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