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Why I Served

I served in the United States Army, the Army National Guard, and the United States Army Reserves for over thirty years.  I retired as a Colonel.  I consider myself, like my father before me, a quiet Patriot.  I stand and … Continue reading

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Headlines that make you go Huh?

Headline from an Associated Press story, ” “Vermont Guard finds elevated levels of PFCs in private well“

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Conrad Crane on “Mission Command”

The Army has always been enthralled with buzz words, the latest being “Mission Command.”  Which reminds me of something I heard years ago, an Army Commander (2 Star) said, “I am not sure what it is, but I want some … Continue reading

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Walking the Plank

Well Well Cowboys it would seem that a Three Star is Walking the Plank.  Perhaps the Army should take lessons.

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A Definition of Alt-Right

I came across a definition of Alt-Right by Joe Carter of the Acton Institute in his blog post “5 facts About the Alt-Right.” It is a moderate read in terms of time, and worth your time.

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An Article Worth Considering

Reed Bonadonna a VMI graduate has a very interesting blog, I was particularly struck by this post of his, here. FYI he was a year behind me at the I and we had very little in common.  This is a … Continue reading

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Taps: 1LT Ben Cross, ’13

Friday night I remember the news story of a MV-22 going down during the Talisman Sabre 17 exercise off the coast of Queensland, Australia.  23 of 26 personnel aboard were rescued. This morning I awoke to a notification that one … Continue reading

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