If You Are Able . . . (an epitaph on war)

If You Are Able . . . (an epitaph on war)

This past week when my grandsons were visiting we went to the Worlds Fair Park here in Knoxville. Not far from the infamous Sunsphere, is the East Tennessee Veteran’s Memorial. It’s a solemn spot, as all such locations are. Each Medal of Honor awardee from...
The Top 10 War Movies, picked by a veteran

The Top 10 War Movies, picked by a veteran

Ah, when men were men and the sheep ran scared! Esquire ran a “10 Manliest War Movies” which I thought was a bit lacking; but it was by a movie critic not a veteran, so forgiveness. I wouldn’t even put The Green Berets in the top 25, and I’m a former Green Beret....