“When I heard the Norwegian Prime Minis …

The temptation to respond by emulating them is an insidious delayed reaction that in some ways is worse than the intial mayhem of the terrorist act... When I heard the Norwegian Prime Minister Stoltenberg respond to the attacks by saying "You will not destroy us, you will not destroy our democracy and our idea for … Continue reading “When I heard the Norwegian Prime Minis …

War is such a waste….

http://goo.gl/wNls1 Article about an American soldier doing consecutive life terms in prison for killing an entire Iraqi family after raping the daughters.  Such a waste 4 people killed, 1 in prison for life. All of  these people had friends and loved ones; their lives are profoundly altered. I'm sure the consequences don't stop there either. … Continue reading War is such a waste….

NCO Academy….

Some picture I took while attending the NCO Academy at Bad Toelz Germany Aug-Sep 1981. This was one seriously stern Spartan academy. Note the # 395 on the upper corner of my locker; you had a number not a name ‘til graduation. Somehow I made it through....