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To Stay or Leave Military Service?

To Stay or Leave the Service? With numerous deployments, and time away from home, each of us has contemplated leaving the military service, but what other options are available for staying in? Ever thought of becoming a PA? a pilot? Or an Officer? Ch ...

Military sledge hammer

Soldiers in the Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy and other warriors throughout history have had to use a military sledgehammer at times to win. War is messy. “Sometimes it is entirely appropriate to kill a fly with a sledgehammer.” – Major H ...

Never Quit In Life

In special operations in the military, we learned to GSD. Whether cold, wet, hungry or tired you still have to Get Shit Done and not whine in the process. Never Quit!   Cool selection of military-related shirts, mugs, and posters on The Frontlin ...

Fear cloaked in Courage

Anyone in the military who has served in war has probably been scared at one time or the other, but has the courage to still get sh.t done. It is the training, your fellow soldiers and thoughts of family that give you the courage to fight. “War is ...

Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials

Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials I was extremely fortunate to have collaborated with Dr. Jonathan Shay on a program called Restoring Community in the Workplace; which aimed to help our veterans find gainful employment as they transit ...

KIA and WIA Results of the Iraq War

Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) and combat against insurgents took a toll on the men and women who served in the military during the war in Iraq. As of June 29, 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Defense there were 4,424 total deaths (inclu ...

There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but boys, it is all hell.

– General William Sherman

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