We’ve heard this song and dance a dozen times…and I’ve written about high paying jobs here in Wisconsin at Oshkosh Trucks (IED resistant trucks) and Marinette Marine (littoral Navy ships)…and how those jobs go away as fast as they appear when the military needs evaporate…well here we go again…except it’s in Ohio, the home of [...]
As opposition grew against the Soviet backed government in Afghanistan in the 1970′s, in one of the last ‘battles’ of the cold war, the US government decided to support the anti-Afghan government mujahideen. This support became even more pronounced after the Soviet Union occupied Afghanistan. We poured weapons and money to the mujahideen and took [...]
The Afghan government is demanding that US Special Forces leave Wardak province immediately. Apparently accusations that Afghan troops working with the US Special Forces are torturing Afghan captives and civilians are behind these actions. The demand has caught NATO forces off guard but are one more indication of the growing resentment of continued foreign activities [...]
This Memorial Day I’m honoring all those members of the armed forces who’ve served and sacrificed for our country, and I’m damn proud to be the grandson of CWO4 Leon Zalewski.
While Vice President Joe Biden may be best known for his propensity for sticking his foot in his mouth, it’s his ability to let his guard down a little and be “real” that I appreciate most.
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