My Two Glorious Weeks at Baghdad's Hotel California During the Iraq War ...
In October 2003, my squad got assigned to one of the best gigs in the country. We were supposed to be an emergency "Quick Reaction Force," b
Iraq and Afghanistan are with me every day, but UK made wrong call on Syria
James Jeffrey: I'm confident that doing nothing isn't the answer in Syria, nor a morally defensible position. Think about Rwanda
The Day Saddam's Palace Turned into a US Soldiers' Leisure Resort | VICE...
I had a wonderful time on the high-dive and getting a mid-war manicure.
'Ironman' a game-changer on battlefield | Article | The United States Army
After a 2 1/2 hour firefight in Afghanistan Iowa National Guard Solders started wondering how they could carry loads of crew-served weapon a
Iraq 10 years on - the key bloggers look back on the war
How did the US-led invasion and occupation of Iraq affect people who were there at the time? Three bloggers on Iraq reveal how the war chang
Women in USMC Infantry Officer CourseWomen in USMC Infantry Officer Course
“The women are expected to do everything that the men do,” says Marine Col. Todd Desgrosseilliers, who commands the organization responsible
Social media as a way to bridge the civil-military divide
Just about every week there is some event that happens that connects social media and the Army, for good or for ill. I’m a true believer in
Give me Liberty and them Death: The Absurdity of Fundamentalisms | Kings...
As for my 78 slaves...well, uh, everything has its limits... Well, then—don’t we all feel much better now? We cannot, sadly, end this
Young LTs: Too cool to take drill and ceremony seriously
One of the things I’ve noticed about the young LTs I’ve been around at IBOLC is how lax their attitudes are towards “garrison” army stuff, l
None of you are real fans of Back to the Future, obvz.
I love Back to the Future. Which is why it uncharacteristically annoys me when I keep seeing people sharing an image of the time circuits wi
The terrible/fantastic commercials of Columbus, GA
Despite being from New York, I enjoy watching television. I especially like local morning news shows. I miss the stupid-early ABC news team