The Wisdom of Lieutenants

If you’re just tuning in, over on Tom Rick’s Best Defense, 1LT Max Lujan wrote a piece entitled: One Way To Improve the Army: Make Company Grade Officers Do Their Jobs. His post was not well received for a couple…

What Does Being a Veteran Mean

I’ve been thinking a lot about Veteran’s Day this year. I’ve spent the last year and some change away from the army attending grad school at Duke and it’s given me a lot of time to think about what it…

Fundraiser to Support Project Sanctuary

Help support military families.

This month, in observation of Veterans Day, I’m doing a fundraiser to support Project Sanctuary. Project Sanctuary is a Colorado based charity that treats the whole family – which I suspect is critical on several levels. Not that there’s anything…

Sync ePub on iPad to ibooks on Mac

For the last few moths, I’ve been trying to figure out how to create a single consolidated library of my various ebooks – books bought on nook, ibooks and of course, amazon. I primarily needed to migrate away from note…

So Iraq

I have a lot of mixed feelings about what’s happening in Iraq right now. A lot. On the one hand, I question why we ever went there in the first place. What was the mission? What was the perceived end…