Afghanistan, a Catastrophe

America’s rapid abandonment of Afghanistan will go down in the history books as a bungled mess on par with our withdrawal of Vietnam in the 1970s. This drawdown cheered on in some aspects by both political parties led to a one-and-a-half-week takeover by the Taliban, which experts thought would happen on a timeline of about…

Bowe the Traitor

If you would like me to rant about the topic of Mr. Bergdahl’s allegiances please seek me out at my residence and I will surely talk to you in great detail of why this sad story is so important for America to understand. I will on this blog however state a few very discomforting facts…

What would Patton say to women in combat?

I have yet to give the world my written opinion of females being allowed into combat positions in the military: so here goes.  I have seen combat, and I have lived it, all that modern combat is and its atrocities. It hasn’t changed people: blood still squirts out of an open wound the same way…

Combat Soldier vs. Non Combat Soldier

All previous editions of this blogpost are obsolete. The experience of last nights mortar/rocket attack gave me a perspective into the life of a non-combat soldier. These lads and lasses who were taking up all the space in the bunkers were not even in gear. I roll up to the bunker shortly after the first…