A particularly nutty conspiracy theory is making the Internet rounds, and it’s an insult to those who wear the uniform. I shared some thoughts with the Huffington Post. Click here to read.
Imagine how WWII might have looked to an English girl who has lost her brother to the fighting. Imagine further how she would feel if the enemy then came into her home. I reviewed the novel The Dynamite Room for the Washington Independent Review of Books. Click here to read.
I thought American Sniper was a terrific film–and I shared some thoughts about it with the Huffington Post. Click here to read the full article.
Congratulations to Phil Klay for winning the National Book Award for his short story collection, Redeployment. A well-deserved honor for a Marine Corps veteran.
I shared some thoughts on our AWOL Congress, in an op-ed for the Huffington Post. Please click here to read.
With Will Thomas, the Virginia student who founded Operation Hawkeye, an effort that honors fallen special operations warriors and their families. Will and his dad very kindly invited me to join them yesterday at their booth at the annual meeting of the Association of the U.S. Army in Washington, DC. Operation Hawkeye is a marvelous cause; please consider giving Will’s organization your support.
Took the Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise funds for the ALS Association. Click here to watch.