Logistics Soldiers

First In, Last Out!       Heroic stories of Army operations always have Scouts as the ‘First In’ and the battled embittered infantry holding down the fort as the ‘Last Out.’  True, perhaps, for many historic battles.  But lesser known and more frequent military engagements begin with Logisticians forming the advancedRead More →

The HUA Major

‘Ass Chewing’ A time-honored tradition in the Services is the art of ‘Ass Chewing.’  Ass Chewing, or ‘on-the-spot correction’, or critical critique of one’s actions, performance or behavior is a normal, day to day occurrence, it’s just how seniors let their juniors understand in a very clear way where theyRead More →

Airborne Wings

Conventional Wisdom When I was a young Lieutenant in the 82d Airborne Division,’Weak minds build strong bodies’ seemed to be a very popular phrase. It was generally exhorted in the form of giving wisdom, just before administering corrective action to a soldier who broke faith with his chain of command,Read More →