The Marine Hymn needs to be rewritten, badly. I have tried.

May 14th, 2012

By Dan Miller It’s beastly and must never again be sung until changed. Then, we can finally be as proud of our country as we are of President and Mrs. Obama. Here are verses from the disgustingly warlike Marine Hymn: From the Halls of Montezuma To the Shores of Tripoli, We fight our country’s battles […]

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Should Politics and Foreign Policy Affect Our Military Justice System?

January 16th, 2012

By Dan Miller The military justice system demands justice for our troops, not revenge upon them to curry favor with others. The video of U.S. Marines who apparently urinated on Taliban corpses has gone viral and not only the Islamic world is watching.

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Vietnam: Another Kind of Adventure

August 23rd, 2011

By Jan Barry W.D. Ehrhart has been turning the tragedy of the Vietnam war inside-out, upside-down and sideways in a whirlwind of memoirs, articles, poems, poetry anthologies and travel pieces since surviving the battle of Hue in 1968—and living to ponder what the hell all the death, destruction and desperate encounters in Indochina added up […]

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“We” Got Osama bin Laden?

May 4th, 2011

By Tom Carter Lots of Americans are happily shouting, “We got Osama bin Laden!”  When I first heard it, I couldn’t help but ask myself, “What do you mean, ‘we’?”  The fact is, the U.S. military and intelligence officers got him, under the leadership of their chains of command, including the Secretary of Defense, the […]

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Rules of Engagement: Marines Must Kiss Properly

March 23rd, 2011

By Dan Miller Training materials to be used in preparation for the end of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell have been made available to the Washington Times and more should soon be posted by the Department of Defense on its websites. Here are some questions and answers from the training materials: Situation — You are the […]

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