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Two o'clock in the morning courage

A couple of months ago, in a professional development session, the subject of ’2:00 AM courage’ was brought up. We were reading about Napoleon, who had this thought about courage: 229 more words


PowerPoint is a Crutch

Or rather, it can be.

Once every couple of years, someone writes about how terrible PowerPoint is for the military. And then a counter argument is written about how… 817 more words



I love Ukraine.

I am not Ukranian. I am an American, from Ohio.  The odd emotional attachments of ancestry (to which almost all native born USians are predisposed) are to “Czechoslovakia” and Ireland (with the odd anglophilic identification to which all native speakers of English seem prone).  1,130 more words

Personal Stuff.

How To Send A Red Cross Message

There is no faster way to notify a soldier of an emergency (and have the notification result in action, like getting that soldier home) than by sending a ‘Red Cross Message.’ It cuts through the chain of command like a hot knife through butter. 217 more words