I think Sarah Palin’s speech for Trump raised the specter of veterans with PTSD in relation to domestic violence in all the wrong ways – here’s why. Continue Reading Did Sarah Palin Just Throw Veterans Under The Bus?
One of the reasons people think women won’t work out in combat MOS is that their male team mates will be over protective – but how can you be even more protective than you already are of your battle buddies? Continue Reading Women in Combat – A Thought
The National World War II Memorial will stand for many years to come, a reminder to everyone that Americans from all 50 states and territories fought, and died, in defense not only of their country, but of the world. It’s controversial to mention this in Europe, but if people are honest, without the United States Europe would have been under the thumb of the brutal Third Reich.
Without men and women like those Honor Flight has brought to DC. Continue Reading Honor Flight – Honoring Heroes 2014
An open call to veterans and active duty servicemembers who have stories about faith in combat they’re willing to share in an anthology Continue Reading Veterans and Faith – A Call Out
July and August were too hot and humid to go to Honor Flight at the World War II Memorial – as evidenced by the reduced number of hubs that would arrive there. Today marked my resuming Honor Flight escorts, and as you’d expect by now, it was one heck of… Continue Reading Honor Flight Debrief September 6th 2014
It has been a rollercoaster week, starting ominously with a visit to the Emergency Room, then staying at home during the torrential rains midweek, but all culminating with one of the best days of Honor Flight escorts I’ve had to date. The schedule was full, flights were due in from… Continue Reading Honor Flight Debrief: May 3rd 2014
The news for the past few days has been full of articles, and a myriad of comments, regarding Sarah Palin attending Rolling Thunder and the start of her east-coast bus tour. This has gotten beyond a feeding frenzy. That conspiracy theories would raise their heads wasn’t exactly unexpected, given Palin’s… Continue Reading Sarah Palin and Rolling Thunder
I was discussing Veteran’s issues and the like with a friend on Google Talk the other evening, and the conversation got around to regalia. In the context of the conversation, it was in regards to my regalia I wear to Powwows, and the significance behind it, the story it tells… Continue Reading My bike vest (current version)
Regular visitors to my blog might recall one I made three years ago regarding the Military Covenant in the UK, and how it was being broken on a regular basis by the powers that be and ignored by the majority of the general public. Yesterday, BBC News Online ran an… Continue Reading Military Covenant and the post the BBC Censored
I am not very happy right now. Watch these to find out why: So basically the government commissioned a study and told the people they hired to conduct it to reach the result they wanted? It wouldn’t be the first time. Most casualties returning from Iraq and Afghanistan are the… Continue Reading Pentagon to veterans with TBI: Merry Xmas. Ho. Ho. No.