Posts Tagged “Scott Kesterson”

Remote Special Forces Team needs your Help

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As many who have been reading this blog for a while know, my very good friend Scott Kesterson has been multiple times and still is in Afghanistan. He is currently with a small team that as a ODA Special Forces team, is at the tip of the spear. But like most at the tip of…

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1st Bouhammer Roundtable Podcast

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I am so honored to have hosted the first ever Bouhammer Roundtable podcast this last weekend. I am joined on this podcast by two regular contributors to the Bouhammer blog, Mike T. and Scott Kesterson. In this podcast, which is actually #13 on this site (not #12 as I stated in the podcast), Scott, Mike…

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Guest Blogger: Scott Kesterson-Donations needed for COIN Reference Library

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The Counterinsurgen​cy Academy is located in Kabul, Afghanistan at the base of the ruins of the Queens castle. The purpose of the Academy is to teach and expand the doctrine of population centric concepts for operations in Afghanistan, and beyond. The contributions the Academy is making to Gen. McChrystal’s strategy can not be understated, nor…

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Bouhammer at Blog World Expo

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Bouhammer at Blog World Expo

I am so glad to announce that again this year I will be a panelist at the main blogging conference in the country. It is called Blog World Expo. Last year the annual milblog conference was held in conjunction with the expo, and I was afforded the opportunity to be a panelist then. Just to…

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UPDATE of Gardez Situation from Scott Kesterson

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UPDATE of Gardez Situation from Scott Kesterson

This morning I posted an urgent update about this story with links to PJ Tobia’s blog. Here is another update from Scott to me along with several pictures.   Eight suicide bombers attacked Gardez today. Two detonated themselves, four were killed by Afghan forces before being able to detonate their suicide vests, and two escaped….

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URGENT- Live Reports from Gardez Bombings

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PJ Tobia has talked to Scott Kesterson who as many of you know is in the Gardez area. Scott gave PJ a live description from on the ground of what happened in Gardez today. Gardez was one of 3 cities in eastern Afghanistan where Government buildings were simultaneously attacked. “There were multiple bombs targeted at…

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Bouhammer Podcast 12 – Scott Kesterson update

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It has been a while since Scott has given us an update from Afghanistan. In this latest episode we talk about progress he has seen, some of the reasons why he has been so busy, GEN McChrystal’s new policies, and the missing US soldier among other topics. This podcast runs approx 35 min. [audio:podcast12.mp3] If…

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