Category Archives: Information

Going Off the Reservation

By | January 15, 2019

[January 15, 2019]  For everything we do in life rules govern how we behave, talk, think and accomplish our missions.  Anytime we fail to do so or go off in an unauthorized direction; there are unpredictable but usually negative consequences.  Going off the reservation is how this is often described. In early 2007 while in combat north of… Read More »

The New York City Exodus

By | December 26, 2018

[December 26, 2018]  Like me, many of my close friends over the recent past moved out of New York City.  The exodus of middle-class citizens was once taken as a myth perpetrated by those who were viewed as the “less sophisticated and the dull” that couldn’t or wouldn’t appreciate what the city was all about. With a city… Read More »

U.S. Invades Panama: December 20, 1989

By | December 20, 2018

[December 20, 2018]  A recurring theme in successful military strategies has always been that war should be in that nation’s interests, quick and decisive, and justified on moral grounds.  Now in the history books that the U.S. invades Panama in 1989, it should have been a predictable result of U.S. President Jimmy Carter’s strategically poor decision to hand… Read More »

Redneck Leadership

By | December 17, 2018

[December 17, 2018]  Ever have one of those days when nothing seems to go right?  Well, then hitch-up your truck to redneck leadership and your troubles will just scamper away.  Redneck leadership is about knowing when to put your shotgun back on your pickup’s gun rack and walk away.  Redneck leadership means a lot and I’ll be exploring… Read More »