The final article of three-part series that gives the unrestrained account of a former security specialist who guarded some of the biggest figures in the Department of State in Afghanistan.
"22 a day" has infested both social media and mainstream news. Time to look at this number.
War was always here. Before man was, war waited for him. The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner.
I think it’s time we address something else separate from the last two pieces. Rather than addressing the interior issues, the mental ones, we need to take a hard look at the way others perceive us. There is a stigma attached to vets that I have seen perpetuated by some of our own.
“We are the rose, that grew from the crack in the concrete.”
-Memphis May Fire
The current situation in the middle east is a troubling one. The facts are often misconstrued for political gain and the general public’s understanding of those facts is even more misconstrued if they even care. Our current political leaders on all sides are more capable of pointing out the other side’s thoughts than they are figure out the important question: What are we to do?
The second article in a three-piece series that showcases the inept hilarity of US diplomacy in the most volatile places on the map.
An open-eye to some harsh realities, and how realizing them is only a liberation.