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Steven L. Ossad
writer, historian, technology analyst, and Wall Street staff ride guide
writer, historian, technology analyst, and Wall Street staff ride guide
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A great correction to one of my early articles. Prof Amir is a great puzzle-solver and master citizen-historian

http://www.haaretz.com/weekend/the-makings-of-history/my-kin-a-jewish-general-who-led-the-red-army-1.503713
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The Greatest of All Fallen Stars - Albert Sidney Johnston (1862)
When war seemed inevitable
Army Commander-in-Chief General Winfield Scott, 75, knew that he would not be able to
lead the Union forces. The best man to do that was Albert Sidney Johnston
(1803-1862), universally considered the nation’s most experienced and ...
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"The Terrills of Virginia: Impossible Loyalties, Irreconcilable Differences"

Steven L. Ossad

Two brothers – one on each side – in a family torn apart by war – both generals, both killed in action – the only example in the CW

Two brothers-in-law – one on each side – sustain a man at war with himself, his father, and his own brothers

And at the center of the story

Two sisters-in-law – one on each side – hold the fragments of a shattered family together thru the realities of death in war and Reconstruction


http://history.army.mil/news/2014/140321a_armyHistoryMag.html
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The historians at Leavenworth are pioneering the "Staff Ride-in-a-Box" taking their Iraq/Afghan-based Virtual Reality training technology on the road.

http://www.corporatestaffrides.org/newsletter.htm?newsletter
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West Point's 70th Anniv Normandy Campaign Staff Ride focuses on the D-Day Landings and mid-Aug 44 Falaise Gap operation. Courageous leadership decisions and missed field opportunities.
http://www.corporatestaffrides.org/newsletter.htm?newsletter=
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West Point History Dept continues to innovate - The India Staff Ride expands the military/political boundaries of the SR and explores a non-western - and immediately relevant - series of campaigns

http://www.corporatestaffrides.org/newsletter942245.htm#.UtAwkpvF6Y0.twitter
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West Point continues to innovate - at the intersection of the military and political boundaries of the Staff Ride.

http://www.usma.edu/history/SitePages/IndiaStaffRide.aspx
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