Category Archives: Respect

Hero: Sergeant Dan Daly

By | December 28, 2014

[December 28, 2014] As part of the tribute to the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of World War I, we are recognizing U.S. Marine Sergeant Dan Daly. Sergeant Daly is notable because he entered WWI already having received the Medal of Honor twice. The bravery of Daly during his military service is awe inspiring and he is a… Read More »

Christmas in Iraq

By | December 25, 2014

[December 25, 2014]  In a lonely field near the Baghdad International Airport in December of 2010, I found myself handing out gifts to young Iraqi children. The area was under heavy guard by a variety of Iraqi and U.S. troops but the children were excited beyond comprehension. They knew of a gentleman called “Saint Nick” and his bag… Read More »

Pearl Harbor

By | December 7, 2014

[December 07, 2014] Today is a day to pay our respect to U.S. service members and civilians who were killed or wounded on December 7, 1941 when the Japanese Imperial Navy attacked the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. I have been fortunate to have spoken to several military survivors of the attack and hear their amazing… Read More »

Hero: Captain Noel Chavasse

By | November 30, 2014

[November 30, 2014] As a continuing tribute to those involved in World War I, we are recognizing Captain Noel Chavasse of Great Britain. He was part of the Scottish Liverpool Regiment that saw active combat across France, being awarded two Victoria Crosses for action in 1916 – being the highest decorated British soldier in the war.1 Noel Chavasse… Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving to Our Readers

By | November 27, 2014

[November 27, 2014] Happy Thanksgiving!! Do people in the United States (and most of the world) have good reason to give thanks for the good things we have? Yes! Unequivocally, this is true. If anyone from our past were to be transported to our world today, they would be amazed at the level of peace and prosperity. Yet… Read More »

Rivers of Recovery

By | November 20, 2014

[November 20, 2014] Regular readers of know that when I see an example of leadership, I’ll let them know about it. Yesterday I had the opportunity to meet some great people in a group called Rivers of Recovery. It’s a non-profit organization that relies on ordinary folks like you and me to help arrange medically-proven outdoor recreational… Read More »

Hero: General “Chesty” Puller, USMC

By | November 17, 2014

[November 17, 2014] Lewis Burwell “Chesty” Puller, United States Marine Corps, was one of the most decorated members in the U.S. military. Both his leadership and exceptional bravery stand without question, having been awarded five Navy Crosses – only two people hold that distinction. He saw combat in Haiti, World War II (Pacific Theater), and Korea. If there… Read More »