Examining The Narrative of 22

"22 a day" has infested both social media and mainstream news. Time to look at this number.

Rock Bottom: Self-Retribution Through Self-Purification

So this is where you are. Rock bottom AF. I say YOU because you are the one who set my world on fire... while watching...

80’s Baby, GWOT Made Me

“We are the rose, that grew from the crack in the concrete.”

-Memphis May Fire

The GWOT, My Father And Me

I sat cross-legged on the cold cement of the garage floor. Steel tools were in front of me, laying benignly, and scattered about. I...

Join a Fight Club

Transitioning from the spartan, communal existence of deployment to the overabundance and relative social isolation of modern society may be the most challenging experience...

Assets & Liabilities

One of the most important lessons I’ve learned over the years is there are only two types of people when it comes to a team (of any kind): assets and liabilities. It’s pretty cut and dry with no room for a grey area. If you’re not one, you’re the other.

The Warrior’s Path: Part 2

We come from many different places. Different parents, families, experiences, branches of service, MOS, etc., but we share a strong bond. This understanding can be appreciated in different ways.

Know your environment

The guy who shot himself was standing there bandaged up, gathering his things. When I glanced down and saw a nice white field dressing..

When The Music Stops

I am bearing witness to the end of an era. I have the distinct blessing, or the agonizing misfortune of having front-row seats to the death throes of a creature that has defined a generation. This creature is what my buddies and I refer to as the Global War On Terror (GWOT for short).

Worth The Watch: 13 HOURS

Finally, a movie comes along that not only portrays security contractors in a positive light, but makes them the heroes of a harrowing and tragic event; one for which no one has been held accountable.

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