SECRECY – Not All Is Bad

From Civil War war plans to the underground railroad.  From D-Day to Roswell.  From JFK to MLK to RFK.  From the hit on Bin Laden to the latest failed hostage rescue in Yemen, secrets have long been a part of American life, politics, and military culture.  For the most part, it transpires without our knowledge, intentionally, and…

Your own worst enemy

  Many years ago, when I walked away from the military the first time and began my journey as a civilian the 2nd time around, I sat through a very interesting job interview.  The supervisor interviewing me, himself a Vietnam veteran, told me what he thinks when he’s interviewing a veteran. “Reliable.  Hard working.  Respect…