Crisis of Command: Afghan WWI Excerpt

I took the opportunity as the trucks started offloading all the logistics, to walk around the platoon position. As an executive officer who surveyed platoon positions in Ramadi, I had developed a skill at seeing what the platoon leadership didn’t want you to see. It was clear all the Soldiers at the position had the thousand-mile stare and needed sleep...

Interagency

This Afghanistan evacuation is a succinct example of a political strategy disconnected with the military reality on the ground. The breakdown between strategy and tactics is the single reason our military continues failing. Afghanistan, Iraq, and Vietnam are the most common examples. Other engagements in places like Syria, Libya, Beirut, Somalia, and Kosovo all had the same underlying problem....

To The American People

Many of my posts, associations, and media appearances have aligned more with the Republican Party and some people question my motives. I would like to say the following: You can rest assured that everything I do is well thought out...

MASTER OF MILITARY STUDIES

Discussion: The United States’ ability to implement strategy within foreign policy is more effective through a synchronized operational level model. Four major initiatives can dramatically improve the foreign policy process.