I have been through a lot of training over the years. After a few beers, people sometimes ask about the toughest training I have ever seen. After you read this story, I think you will agree that Combat Diver Qualification Course, or CDQC, at the Special Forces Underwater Operations School in Key West, Florida, takes the […]
13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi tells a story you have not heard, told by men you do not know, but they are not strangers. Any American who has been in combat has seen these men. In very good units, they are plentiful. This is a story about a few amazing […]
The Utah National Guard suspects its facilities, equipment and personnel may have been involved in making a swimsuit calendar. Of all the bizarre unauthorized uses of my tax dollars, this seems one of the more reasonable. Where were these calendar models when I was in SF? (If you answered “elementary school,” you would be correct.) The […]
Major General Mike Nagata has been named to command the effort to form a guerrilla force to fight ISIS. Nagata is a career Green Beret who is highly regarded within the Big Army and the Pentagon. His appointment shows that the administration is serious about an unconventional effort in the region and has put the professionals in charge. […]
A Green Beret walks into a bar and takes a seat next to a very attractive woman. He gives her a quick glance then casually looks at his watch for a moment. The woman notices this and asks, “Is your date running late?” “No,” he replies, “I recently got this state-of-the-art watch, and I was just […]
Another 9/11, another terror group killing Americans. We need to do something smart and think long-term. like our enemy does. I hope that, by next year, Americans are conducting coordinated unconventional attacks against our enemies worldwide to mark the anniversary.
Tragic recent events have restarted a debate in Washington about what politicians can to do to protect school children. President Obama has called for “meaningful action” to prevent killings. I agree, we need meaningful action. As I listened to the news reports, I realized that there is nothing that politicians can do to prevent school […]