Monthly Archives: May 2012

Women Do Not Belong in the Infantry

Women do not belong in the infantry. It’s a simple statement and one that, until recently, nearly every civilized culture seemed to accept as a truism. For reasons as multitudinous as they are apparent and profound, in time of war … Continue reading

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Operation MATADOR: Part II

(Click here to read Part I) Al Qa’im, Al Anbar Province, Iraq 8 May 2005 The desert night was chill against my face and neck as I threaded my way from the barracks down to the company staging area in … Continue reading

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Adam’s Prayer

“Lord, I ask you to watch over my men as we go into the valley of the shadow of death. I know that the enemy we face is not only an enemy of America, but an enemy of Israel as … Continue reading

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Walls

It is remarkable how fragile one’s walls are. They can stand for millennia and then shatter with the fall of the proverbial pebble. That is what happens to us, or at least, to me: The “ambulatory”; the “non-surgical”; the walking … Continue reading

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