The Eight Essential Characteristics of Officership A Guest Post by Nathan Player

  I wrote this article while sitting in a hotel room in Madrid contemplating how I got here. I was visiting the Spanish and Portuguese militaries as part of my experience in the Army’s Schools of Other Nations (SON) Program. I have spent the last nine months studying at the Colombian Superior School of War, … Continue reading “The Eight Essential Characteristics of Officership A Guest Post by Nathan Player”

When the United States Army Went to War Armed with French Weapons by the Angry Staff officer

JANUARY 16, 2017ANGRY STAFF OFFICER When the United States Army Went to War Armed with French Weapons France. What a silly place, am I right? They eat frogs, they’re on their, like, millionth government since the Revolution, and they keep needing us ‘Muricans to save them during world wars. Well, that is one way of viewing the … Continue reading “When the United States Army Went to War Armed with French Weapons by the Angry Staff officer”

One hell of a LT. !! 1LT Waverly Wray and His M1 Rifle: There Can Be Only One M1 by WILL DABBS

The M1 rifle was used in all theaters of combat during World War II. 1LT Waverly Wray, the airborne officer referenced at the beginning of this article, could be counted among the greatest warriors these United States could produce. 1LT Waverly Wray was born in 1919 and raised in the wooded hills around Batesville, Mississippi, … Continue reading “One hell of a LT. !! 1LT Waverly Wray and His M1 Rifle: There Can Be Only One M1 by WILL DABBS”