Posts tagged ‘troops’

Obama To Veterans: BOHICA!

September 25th, 2012

We military types use dark humor to deal with bad things.  We even make up acronyms for them – like BOHICA! How many times have you seen Obama – and even his military-hating wife – pose using soldiers as campaign props?  At RRB we’ve remarked on it before. Now veterans should Bend Over, because here […]

Mister Obama – WHAT are America’s ‘vital national interests‘ in Uganda? How is a 23+ year old tribal insurgency a threat to our security, our economy, our safety? Please explain what justifies risking the lives of our Green Berets, or risking our image of military competence should a disaster occur? Did you notice Mister Obama […]

A Humble Hero’s Farewell

July 29th, 2010

In a world full of chest-thumping phonies,  we Americans are so unused to the humble hero. GEN Stanley McChrystal’s remarks on the occasion of his retirement ceremony, 23 July 2010, Fort McNair, Washington D.C. GEN. MCCHRYSTAL:  This is frustrating.  I spent a career waiting to give a retirement speech and lie about what a great […]

Every year, as this day approaches, thoughts of those that we memorialize fill many moments during my day. Yes, I know that many forget its true meaning. Many see it as a special sale, or picnic event, or the opening of a swimming pool. I don’t. My family doesn’t. And I think that’s what all […]