Archiv der Kategorie: Army

The Buck Stops With the CSA

A lot of noise and smoke over the photo’s of the Security Force Assistance Brigade Beret and Patch.  The CSA makes it clear it is not taking anything away from SF and that they will not be called the legion.

Veröffentlicht unter Army, Uncategorized | 1 Kommentar

Bergdahl, Russia, and Discipline

Leading off is a very incendiary editorial calling the Army’s treatment of members of SGT Bergdahl’s unit into question. I have to admit, what about this affair at that unit’s level required a Non-Disclosure Agreement with threats of punishment – … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Army, Heroism, History, Iraq, Marine Corps, NATO, Navy | Verschlagwortet mit | 3 Kommentare

If It Is Happening at West Point

Then VMI is not far behind. It’s never far behind the latest educational fad. From these articles, it looks like America’s military service academies are toast. It may take 30 years or more to flush the trash from the leadership … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Air Force, Army, Insurgency & Counterinsurgency, Leadership, Uncategorized | 1 Kommentar

The Sergeant Major of the Army Is At It Again

I won’t comment on all the ideas, I have not had time to digest them.  Off the top of my head I think Up or Out for NCOs is stupid, just like I think it is stupid for well performing … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Army, Idiocy, Sergeant Majors being stupid | 2 Kommentare

Conrad Crane on “Mission Command”

The Army has always been enthralled with buzz words, the latest being “Mission Command.”  Which reminds me of something I heard years ago, an Army Commander (2 Star) said, “I am not sure what it is, but I want some … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Army, Marine Corps, Uncategorized | Verschlagwortet mit , | 3 Kommentare

Stupid

One of what makes the Army National Guard a hometown force is that the National Guard Armories have always been available to the community.  It would appear no more–once again FEAR has caused us to be stupid.  Slowly but surely we … Weiterlesen

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Former 1ID CG, Wayne Grigsby demoted but one rank

Usually Col Hank will come in here and give this guy a reaming. The now BG Grigsby was just demoted for an inappropriate relationship with a female captain. As per the report on MSN he exchanged over 850 text messages with her … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Afghanistan, Army, Efficiency Reports, Uncategorized | 2 Kommentare