Honoring two veterans on Memorial Day; add your special name, too.

Hey guys, Since it’s Memorial Day, I wanted to honor two special people who gave their lives in service of our country. The first one was a big reason I ended up joining the Marine Corps. Bobby Fisher, who retired as a Gunnery Sergeant in the Marine Corps, was a man I looked up toContinue reading “Honoring two veterans on Memorial Day; add your special name, too.”

Let’s remember and honor Master Sergeant Joshua L. Wheeler

I wanted to take a moment to do my small part to honor a warrior and true American hero. Master Sergeant Joshua L. Wheeler was the first American to die in combat in Iraq in four years, and he was a highly decorated Delta Force member who was killed taking part in a joint raid to rescue 70 hostagesContinue reading “Let’s remember and honor Master Sergeant Joshua L. Wheeler”

Improving the U.S. military. Some thoughts from two vets…

Being a prior enlisted member of the military, it’s quite common to spout off your views on all things military. From playing Monday morning quarterback regarding current combat operations, to discussing how the Army or Marine Corps could do things better, nearly every enlisted member that I’ve ever met complains and gripes, while also suggesting how thingsContinue reading “Improving the U.S. military. Some thoughts from two vets…”