Captain's (B)Log

So What Will You Do Today Mr. President?

A friend of mine recently replied to my “Battalion Commander” rant by directing me to the White House website where the President’s daily schedule is posted at… As my friend remarks, “The President starts his day around 10:00 am and ends it about 2:00 pm, usually with an hour or two lunch in the

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Our Battalion Commander

Here in Afghanistan thousands of miles from America we do something that some of you will be familiar with but many of you will not.  It’s called a Battle Update Brief, or “BUB”, and it happens every day here. The purpose of a BUB is to brief our Battalion Commander on the things going on

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Arrogance and the Abuse of Power

By now you should know that the IRS is in some pretty deep trouble.  The White House is in full defense mode.  You’d think that there would be some people fired and some careers ruined by now trying to do damage control, huh? Nope.  Check this out. ABC News reports that the person that was

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Leave No Man Behind… Four Hours Out

The phrase “leave no man behind” has long been a foundational concept among America’s fighting men and women.  The Army’s Warrior Ethos states “I will never leave a fallen comrade.”  The Air Force’ Airman’s Creed pledges “I will never leave an Airman behind.”  The Army Ranger’s Creed proclaims “Never shall I fail my comrades,” and “Readily will

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