*1* It was near the end of the 20th Century when I first crossed paths with the Colonel with the Midas Touch.
Lt. Col. (Retired) Anthony Schaffer perhaps summed up the plight of nearly 10,000 soldiers that the Pentagon ordered to repay large enlistment bonuses with interest charges
Blogger’s Note: In a 2015 interview with the Los Angeles Times, Former Iran hostage and United States Marine Corps (USMC) Sgt. Ricky Sickmann, would recall how
Blogger’s Notes: As smoke clears from the series of terrorist attacks in New York, New Jersey, and Minnesota, the political quagmire of defining our enemy has resurfaced in
Blogger’s Notes: For 10 of the 30 years I served in the military, I had the privilege of being in the California National Guard’s Counterdrug war rooms planning