Category Archives: Information

The Ghost Leader

By | August 25, 2019

[August 25, 2019]  In my pre-teen days, a small group of friends and I worked stocking shelves in a local Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store.  Billy was my best buddy and he was the “boss.”  But we never saw the real boss; the store manager.  The manager was the ghost leader; a name that employees had given him. “When… Read More »

Missing the Obvious & the Invisible Gorilla

By | August 20, 2019

[August 20, 2019]  We were told to be on the lookout for the Soviet-built ZSU-23-4 Shilka anti-aircraft gun.  In previous training exercises, the imitation ZSU had shot down several U.S. attack helicopters.  We were missing the obvious battlefield threat of armored infantry and paid a heavy price in another scenario at the Fort Irwin simulated battlefield. In 1999… Read More »