Christmas Time Shopping is a commercial connotation but if one takes the time to consider, it could be a welcome respite for enlightenment and happiness.As youngsters we all had a glow in our eye and ...
While combat boots have become a favorite foot accessory in today's ever evolving fashion trends, the actual intent of military boots is completely different. In fact, combat boots are really more ab...
The War on Terrorism, (also called the Global War on Terrorism) is the name of a campaign with the stated goal of ending international terrorism by preventing those groups said to be terrorist in natu...
The debate in Lafayette, CA concerning a hillside memorial to fallen U.S. troops epitomizes everything that is wrong with political discourse in this country lately.The memorial sits on a privately ow...
During the first couple of years after Christy graduated from high school, Betty and I took several road trips, one of them through Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia to Virginia ...
Soldiers traditionally create extremely close friendships. These can last for a lifetime if allowed. However, it isn't unusual to lose contact when one or the other finally leaves the service. Soc...
If you subscribe to the military surge or the immediate withdrawal as the only viable options to ending the war in Iraq, there is another way. Here is an idea that defies the present mindset, yet will...
The American soldiers of World War I certainly were bigger than their counterparts in the French Army. They were a good head taller and from five to fifteen pounds heavier. The French populace and the...
Simha the soldier-general asks the Buddha, who lived five-hundred years before Christ, a question:"I am a soldier, O Blessed One, and am appointed by the king to enforce his laws and to wage his wars....
Over the years, many improvements have been made in military and police garments to increase safety and create bullet proof body armor that is both comfortable and protective. However, in the past, b...