Archive: army

Flogging

A part of the Bill of Rights, the 8th Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified ...

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14 June, The Army’s Birthday and Flag Day

On 14 June 1775. Congress adopted “the American continental army” after reaching a consensus position in ...

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Cinco de Mayo

May 5th, Cinco de Mayo, is the date of the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French ...

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Corporal Frank Buckles, RIP

Yesterday, on the Ides of March, America paid tribute to a national treasure when the last ...

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St. Valentines Day

There are a number of versions of the legend of St. Valentine; this is my favorite: ...

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Getting caught up

On 5 July 1960, that’s 50 years ago, I stood on the plain at West Point ...

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Fort Gillem

Like most families, the Gillem family has multiple branches. I seem to be the first in ...

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An Airborne Solution

When members of the 2nd Bn, 503rd Infantry (Airborne) working to help the locals take control ...

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Stomp out fake heroes

The City of Houston had a mayoral election last Dec. At the vicory party of the ...

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The Army’s new truck

I am one of the many who have not been following the Army’s problem-filled effort to ...

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