Today is Veteran’s Day my dear readers. To those of you have served, one veteran to another, thank you. For everyone else, please keep reading before you do the same. I am marking the holiday as is tradition among those who served in the military
Happy Independence Day my dear readers – if you don’t mind, today I’m going to be talking about something a little personal. Growing up, I used to love watching fireworks on the Fourth of July. Watching the skies crackle with color as we celebrated Independence
On this very night, 100 years ago, there was a true Christmas Miracle. Gather round my dear readers, as I tell the tale of the Christmas Truce. Following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Europe had plunged into war. As the many nations send men
Today my dear readers, I am literally taking a stroll down memory lane. For the first time since 2010, I am standing in Fort Gordon, Georgia, a military base where I spent a year of my time in the US Army. I’ll be the first to admit, my time here had its ups and downs, but save perhaps the intense and unforgettable ten weeks I spent in basic training, had more of an influence on who I am today than perhaps any time of my life. So needless to say, it got me reflecting on the old days, and upon lingering thoughts of the greatest paradox about military service.
On this day a century ago, World War I began, the thunder of guns sounding the death knell of the preceding era, and baptizing the modern era in a river of blood. Millions of men on both sides would march for king and country, and
My name is Sean CW Korsgaard, and I have PTSD. In the interest of full disclosure, I was diagnosed with PTSD after witnessing a friend of mine commit suicide in the US Army. I suffer from many of the symptoms common of PTSD – anxiety,
When they play taps at dusk tonight, on American military bases around the world tonight, they will be sending off more than just the sun. Today, a titan of the battlefield, brilliant general strategist and proud American patriot and hero has passed, as former General