The US Army & USMC Rivalry during WWI (The so war to end all wars, I wonder how that worked out.

In late 1918 a letter by an irate Army officer was published in the New York Times: The troops that took Vaux   An advertising agency is a good thing at times, but when the advertising agency misrepresents its goods there is a possibility of it becoming a detriment to the advertiser. There are a … Continue reading “The US Army & USMC Rivalry during WWI (The so war to end all wars, I wonder how that worked out.”

My Poor Army! (I think that it is going to take a while to square itself away!)

Exclusive Air Force Report: Hyten Accuser Has History Of Unsubstantiated Allegations The Air Force investigation found no merit to the dozens of unsubstantiated claims made by Col. Kathryn Spletstoser in the last couple of years, as well as a history of unsubstantiated claims levied against supervisors. By Mollie Hemingway AUGUST 5, 2019 An Army colonel, who claimed … Continue reading “My Poor Army! (I think that it is going to take a while to square itself away!)”

Field Manual 22-102  Headquarters Department of the Army 1 April WALL-TO-WALL COUNSELINGFM 22-102 Wall-to-Wall counseling has been around longer than the American military. Many famed units used it as their primary motivational tool, and some used nothing else. It’s still prevalent in many hardened military units. The Spartans The citizens of the city-state of Sparta, Greece, didn’t … Continue reading “”

One Hell of a Good Dog!

Sergeant Stubby The most decorated dog of WWI is preserved in the Smithsonian for his heroism. Sergeant Stubby at the Smithsonian SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY (SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY) The bravest dog of World War I started his military career as a stray who wandered onto Yale Field, and became the mascot of … Continue reading “One Hell of a Good Dog!”