I stand against racism AND I stand for our flag. My point = you can choose both. Don’t believe the talking heads who tell you otherwise. I stand for our flag. 5,000 miles from home, in intense heat, hungry, tired, and under enemy fire from Al Qaeda…I looked up and saw that star-spangled banner. My … Continue reading Standing against Racism and for the Flag
“Be Strong & Courageous”: Why Are We Still Afraid?
Why are we still afraid? Every one of the more than 400 days I spent in combat, I wore a chain necklace with my dog tags and a small silver shield. On the back of the shield was inscribed the popular scripture from Joshua 1:9: "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do … Continue reading “Be Strong & Courageous”: Why Are We Still Afraid?
Grossman, “On Combat”
“A band of US Army Rangers goes behind enemy lines, where each man, one by one, dies to save one young paratrooper: Private Ryan. To me that band of Rangers represents every American warrior who ever willingly gave his life to give us the freedom, the lives and the liberty that we have today. Those … Continue reading Grossman, “On Combat”