Years ago my team and I were stationed in a dusty outpost in a far off province in one of the dozens of countries American men and women have served in dusty […]
Jim Webb graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1968, 31 years before I did. He served in Vietnam as an infantry officer in the Marine Corps, was wounded twice and […]
16 million Americans served during World War II from a country only about 40% as populous as we are today. About half of all working aged men went off to war between […]
I spent a summer some years back in the waterways near the northern end of San Francisco Bay, where the Napa River marshland meets up with Vallejo. The sloughs, as they’re called, […]
I few months ago I wandered into the Tucson airport bookstore, the victim of the dreaded and constant Tucson to San Diego delay, and saw four books on the “non-fiction” shelf by […]
There’s a common narrative about the meaning of what happened in Hawaii 75 years ago this past week. It sounds something like this. The forces of evil, previously growing unchecked in their […]
The mental health crisis in America is particularly hard on Veterans. Why that is and what you can do to help.