Bravehearts and Heroes

I Saw Heroism on the Outskirts of Baghdad during the first Provincial Elections in January 2009. As an official observer of the elections on behalf of the US Army, I had toured through many of the polling stations to see how smoothly the elections went. We wanted to know if Iraqis understood the process, and […]

When Good People Remain Silent, Evil Wins

Son Wounded – The six 40-millimeter live grenades that exploded within eight feet of my son’s head at a patrol base in Kandahar Province in Afghanistan left him, as he informed me over Secret channels later, “with his bell rung.” The attack was at night, he was asleep on the ground in a patrol base, […]