Marines

I Was a Marine in Afghanistan
Bowe Bergdahl haunted us all
June 04, 2014

The POW loomed ever-present. And it was not a welcome presence. 

Extraordinary Bravery on the Streets of Fallujah
"He lay face down, blood pooling around his waist..."
May 25, 2014

"He lay face down, blood pooling around his waist, moving just a little."

Don't Give Up on Ground Troops
With budget cuts looming, the Pentagon should focus on adaptability—not just technolgy

Adaptability, not technology, will win the wars of the future.

The Battle for Tora Bora
December 22, 2009

Four days before the fall of Kabul in November 2001, Osama bin Laden was still in town. The Al Qaeda leader’s movements before and after September 11 are difficult to trace precisely, but, just prior to the attacks, we know that he appeared in Kandahar and urged his followers to evacuate to safer locations in anticipation of U.S. retaliation. Then, on November 8, he was in Kabul, despite the fact that U.S. forces and their Afghan allies were closing in on the city.