Category Archives: A’stan

Common Sense

Reference back to my economics post.  Then consider this headline“Pentagon to Reconsider Landing Chinooks in Battle Zones”. Two Pentagon officials told McClatchy Newspapers on Monday that an investigation into the helicopter crash that killed 30 American troops would probe whether … Continue reading

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The Fallen

I have refrained from posting anything about the events in Afghanistan on 5 Aug.  Events like these leave me at a loss for words, and there are others that somehow manage to find the words that very closely match my … Continue reading

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3/5 Oorah

Helmand, Sangin, far away high desert locations where history is being made.  Where actions remind us of what the words “Honor, Courage, and Commitment” really mean.   Where words that we hear often “… in keeping with the highest traditions of…” … Continue reading

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