Thank God, Johnson secretly allowed MACV-SOG (Military Assistance Command, Vietnam-Studies and Observation Group) to form small teams of elite warriors such as Green Berets and Navy SEALs in partnership with the U.S. Air Force, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and eager indigenous warriors to run cross-border raids.
Heroes are molded after brave Odysseus who leaves his young son, his loving wife and aged father, and even his faithful dog, to go fight a 10-year war, followed by a 10-year trek to get back home—in an age where there were no cell phones or rotations home. This article first appeared on First AmericanContinue reading “Was Odysseus Sentenced to the Wrong Level of Dante’s Hell?”
As a five-year prisoner of the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War, then-Lt. James N. Rowe endured near-starvation conditions, persistent accompanying diseases, physical torture, and almost daily “lessons” in communist dogma. … Guided by the military’s Code of Conduct, Rowe refused to comply. This article was originally published on American Free News Network on MayContinue reading “Lessons from Vietnam’s Propaganda War”
Get together with your people. You’ll feel better; they’ll feel better. Just be with each other in person. Upper Arlington Fishing Club Feast Along the Scioto River, 1918 Credit: UA Archives – Upper Arlington Public Library (Repository: UA Historical Society)
The titans of Silicon Valley never allow their own children to get high on their own products. They buy them books. That should tell you all you need to know.
The Special Forces Intelligence Officer and the man eventually responsible for developing the U.S. Army’s SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape) training program was one of only two men to escape the Viet Cong.
“T-Minus AI” by Michael Kanaan is a rational explanation of artificial intelligence and where the U.S., China, and Russia stand on its development. (Cover image used with permission from the author.)
No matter by which form you take it in—book or one of two movies—“True Grit” doesn’t need to explain itself. It’s obvious that the 14-year-old girl looking for a marshal with true grit to help avenge her father’s death, is full of grit herself.