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5 Christmas Ideas for your Military Loved One…

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:

Integrating Mortars into an Armored Brigade Combat Team: Thoughts From a Mortar Platoon Leader

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.

The Spaces In Between…

“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

Thoughts From an Outgoing Platoon Leader…

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

Lost City of Z, Steve Jobs, and What It Means to be a Visionary…

The thoughts conveyed in this article are the writer’s alone, and the following content does not reflect the official views or policies of the Department… Continue Reading

The Saber in the Post-Afghanistan World: An Infantryman's Take on Cavalry RSTAs

The thoughts conveyed in this article are the writer’s alone, and the following content does not reflect the official views or policies of the Department… Continue Reading

Yes. Ft. Hood Happened Again.

The thoughts conveyed in this article are the writer’s alone, and the following content does not reflect the official views or policies of the Department… Continue Reading

10 Steps to Financial Freedom…

        I want to spend some time talking about money.  If you are like me, you’ve probably realized that if you want… Continue Reading

Shut Up And Color: An Anecdote on Resiliency in Today’s Army

The thoughts conveyed in this article are the writer’s alone, and the following content does not reflect the official views or policies of the Department… Continue Reading

3rd Platoon Chaos Company

  Video of 3rd Platoon Chaos Company’s deployment to South Africa, NTC Rotation and training from 2012-2013.