Let’s face it…. There is a lot of products out there that cater to military members living life on the move ranging from practical to just plain ridiculous. But if you are considering what to get for your favorite veteran/service member this holiday season, here is a brief list of 5 things at various price levels I have found to be particularly useful throughout my military career:
So you’re thinking of making a ski or board trip this winter? To be honest– I’ve been out of the ski game for about 20… Continue Reading
I like things that scare me. Not artificial fear– the kind you might find watching a scary movie or on a fast roller coaster. But raw, uncontrolled, unrestrained fear…. the kind that has real consequences.
The use of mortars as an effective enabler to Combined Arms Operations is quickly becoming a lost art. As a Battalion level asset, mortars can be a very effective and responsive enabler to the combined arms battalion. But that requires a change in perception in how we view training, equipping and employing a Combined Arms Battalion Mortar Platoon.
“I don’t even know you…… you look good on paper, I guess” were the last words she said to me before she walked out and… Continue Reading
I did my last ruck march as a platoon leader this morning. It was still dark when I stepped off on a route I’ve come… Continue Reading
Standing in the dim light and darkness of a cheap hostel in Spain, dressing in white and red, I was having some second thoughts.
Bob Dylan may have had it right. After about a decade, the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq winding down. How I Met Your Mother… Continue Reading