Tagged: war and peace

The Day after Veteran’s Day

It seems apropos that I should be writing a column after Veteran’s Day because this is a discussion of the “after” (military service) that many military servicemembers face. To this end, we ought to… Read More

Wars and Rumors of Wars

We live in turbulent times. With Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine, Europe is now embroiled in the most significant armed conflict since World War II. It is being fought in Eastern Europe but threatens… Read More

Remembrance Day for our Veterans

Veterans’ Day originally started as a commemoration of the Armistice that ended World War One on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. We have expanded that remembrance… Read More

Don’t see the world as it is not

The world seems to be “going to Hell in a handbasket,” a phrase my mom would occasionally use to describe the steady slide into chaos (or worse). The laws of thermodynamics apply: Life moves… Read More

Why ya gotta love (and hate) Trump

Trump is a horrible guy. Arrogant. Narcissistic. Crass. Really, just not much to like about the guy….except, he is what America needed at a particular moment in time and space. Let’s be honest, America… Read More

Do We have a Mental Health Crisis?

I have recently watched an email thread among my West Point classmates discussing the suicide epidemic among veterans, particularly combat vets.  Why do so many people appear to have mental impairments? Moreover, why do current conditions seem… Read More