Federal holidays are funny. They're always set up with a specific purpose in mind, but people tend to do whatever they want with them. And I think that's just fine. Honestly, I'm in that boat most of the time. Take Continue Reading ››
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you are going because you might not get there. - Yogi BerraIt's a new month, a new year, a new decade. How much have you thought about … Continue Reading ››
By December 23rd, 1944 entire US Divisions were still retreating as the German Army continued to advance through the Ardennes Forest in a last-ditch effort to win World War II. On that frigid morning 65 years ago, a sergeant in a retreating tank destroyer spotted … Continue Reading ››
Of all the things we memorized at West Point, one of my favorites was Schofield's Definition of Discipline. It's an excerpt from Major General John Schofield's address to the Military Academy's graduating class of 1879. It's 130 years old, but it's still true today. Enjoy it. Then employ it!
My mind always seems to meander on November 11th. It usually begins at Versailles at the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, 1918. Then it's off to a tour of courage and sacrifice: Valley Forge, Gettysburg, Bastogne, … Continue Reading ››
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