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This week’s WTF moment

The Army’s top enlisted leader says there are not enough female NCOs and officers looking to transfer to combat arms jobs. “Currently, we have over 100 young women across America who have volunteered to join our ranks as cavalry scouts, armor crewmen, fire support specialists and infantrymen,” Sergeant Major of the Army Dan Dailey wrote […]

KAPISA PROVINCE, Afghanistan (March 30, 2010) —A humvee of the Afghan National Army traverses a solitary road through the Tagab Valley. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mark O’Donald/Released)

Old Blue- What does Veteran’s Day mean to me?

  I feel tremendously privileged to be a veteran.  By that, I mean that I’ve been privileged to have the opportunity to serve, and to serve in the capacities that I have.  I’m not special.  There are millions like me.  There are millions of others who have never had the opportunity to serve.  Those who […]

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Standards held and the system worked

According to The Havok Journal, the standards have been upheld and integrity prevails. This has been the main concern of every soldier and veteran I know that has an opinion about this. Now, we are told, the female candidates have been completely dropped from the course, bringing an end to the Army’s first experiment with […]