It’s summer time. And while I could certainly report on the failed efforts and initiatives of congress or which presidential hopefuls really have veterans’ initiatives at heart, I’m pausing that drama to bring you information on something far more intriguing to me at the moment – Dr. Steve Stahl’s Shell Shock.
World War I (1914-1918)
The more we write about scanning and digitization projects, the more we hear about them. And given that this day is Veterans Day, a project to digitize World War I diaries from British soldiers feels particularly relevant.
An informal group begun by Col. John Boyd and mathematician Tom Christie calls for military reform—by doing more with less.
‘The Generals’ sees as a decline of American military leadership; it offers an argument about why the wars in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan have been so long and so frustrating.
Annually America’s warrior tradition is commemorated in major media editorials and op-eds, honoring fallen men and women for reasons not explained.
The U.S. criminal apparatus extreme violations and assaults on human self-dignity and global citizenry decency is unprecedented in documented historical recorded events.
“Blind Obedience” to orders is an often-heard left-wing liberal rant in reference to those of us who have made a career in the military. Left-wing types demean and insult too – men and women who complete a tour in the military and decide to move into civilian life following honorable and proud service. Leftist views include military folks blindly obeying orders. Very different from the real world of military life. Consider:
Today has been a sad day but the battle is not over! If the VSO’s would express themselves in unison and if the veterans and civilians continue the battle for a few more days maybe the Representative of WW1 will lay in honor in the Capitol Rotunda.
WASHINGTON – Frank Woodruff Buckles, who lied about his age to enlist in the Army in 1917 and became the last known U.S. veteran of World War I, died on February 27, 2011 at the age of 110.
This Christmas do yourself a favor and rent Joyeux Noel ~ a must see affirmation that all wars are civil wars because all men are our brothers. Now, more than ever, war has become a high powered tech game ~ but its victims are still human beings, who are murdered in political quarrels that […]
America’s last surviving World War I veteran says Congress should pass legislation to create a memorial in the nation’s capital honoring veterans of that conflict. Frank Buckles, the 109-year-old honorary chairman of the World War I Memorial Foundation, said Wednesday on the eve of Veterans Day that such a memorial is overdue.