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”

Fred Reed on War

A Vet Remembers A Bad Mood, a Six-Pack, and a Typewriter FRED REED • OCTOBER 2, 2017  • 1,500 WORDS • 21 COMMENTS • REPLY  RSS   Three Men Soldier Statue at the Vietnam Wall Memorial in the Mall in Washington DC.   This column is on lactation and isn’t going to write a damned word until half-October. People are talking about some Vietnam … Continue reading “Fred Reed on War”

Some seriously bad ass Cops in the worst Neighborhood in the World

“WE TRY TO LEARN EVERY TERRORIST ATTACK”: INSIDE THE TOP-SECRET ISRAELI ANTI-TERRORISM OPERATION THAT’S CHANGING THE GAME Governments around the world are quietly turning to YAMAM, Israel’s special police force, for help with their most intractable security problems. And now, elite commandos publicly reveal the tactics that have made it one of the most fearsome … Continue reading “Some seriously bad ass Cops in the worst Neighborhood in the World”

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”