Predator: The Remote-Control Air War Over Iraq and Afghanistan: A Pilot’s Story

A Great Story Wow! This is one well-written book. The story is well told. The book is surprisingly interesting exceeding my expectations. Flying Airplanes From Half a World Away My thought going in is a book about flying remote control airplanes from half a world away? No way this could be interesting. What I found… Continue reading Predator: The Remote-Control Air War Over Iraq and Afghanistan: A Pilot’s Story

Battle for the City of the Dead: In the Shadow of the Golden Dome, Najaf, August 2004

  Shiites and Sunnis The year was 2004. During the spring and summer violence inundated the Iraqi nation. The nation’s Shiites and Sunnis headlined the sectarian fighting. The disbanding of the Army of Iraq by the United States Proconsul fueled the situation. The results of the United States Proconsul’s actions were the infusing of many scores of angry… Continue reading Battle for the City of the Dead: In the Shadow of the Golden Dome, Najaf, August 2004

Battle for the City of the Dead: In the Shadow of the Golden Dome, Najaf, August 2004 by Dick Camp

The year was 2004. During the spring and summer the Iraqi nation was overwhelmed with violence. The nation’s Shiites and Sunnis headlined the sectarian fighting. The Army of Iraq had been disbanded by the United States Proconsul. The results of his actions were infusing a large number of angry young men into the streets of… Continue reading Battle for the City of the Dead: In the Shadow of the Golden Dome, Najaf, August 2004 by Dick Camp

Love My Rifle More Than You by Kayla Williams

Love My Rifle More Than You by Kayla Williams is about being a young female in the US Army and her deployment to Iraq for a year with the 101st Airborne. Kayla Williams was an Arabic linguist. Thirty-four years ago, I came off active duty as an US Army officer. Ms. Williams’s book made me… Continue reading Love My Rifle More Than You by Kayla Williams

Twice Armed: An American Soldier’s Battle for Hearts and Minds in Iraq by LTC R. Alan King

While serving as a senior civil-military advisor in Baghdad, U.S. Army Lt. Col. R. Alan King disarmed several potentially dangerous situations with a weapon few members of the Coalition Provisional Authority possessed: quotations from the Qur’ran. Twice Armed: An American Soldier’s Battle for Hearts and Minds in Iraq begins as the first American forces in… Continue reading Twice Armed: An American Soldier’s Battle for Hearts and Minds in Iraq by LTC R. Alan King

Twice Armed: An American Soldier’s Battle for Hearts and Minds in Iraq by Lt. Col. R. Alan King

While serving as a senior civil-military advisor in Baghdad, U.S. Army Lt. Col. R. Alan King disarmed several potentially dangerous situations with a weapon few members of the Coalition Provisional Authority possessed: quotations from the Qur’ran.Twice Armed: An American Soldier’s Battle for Hearts and Minds in Iraq begins as the first American forces in Iraq… Continue reading Twice Armed: An American Soldier’s Battle for Hearts and Minds in Iraq by Lt. Col. R. Alan King

Twice Armed: An American Soldier’s Battle For Hearts & Minds In Iraq by Lt. Col. R. Alan King

While serving as a senior civil-military adviser in Baghdad, U.S. Army Lt. Col. R. Alan King disarmed several potentially dangerous situations with a weapon few members of the Coalition Provisional Authority possessed: quotations from the Qur’ran. Twice Armed: An American Soldier’s Battle for Hearts and Minds in Iraq begins as the first American forces in Iraq in… Continue reading Twice Armed: An American Soldier’s Battle For Hearts & Minds In Iraq by Lt. Col. R. Alan King

Rule Number Two – Lessons I Learned in a Combat Hospital

Tales of the fearsome camel spider are told throughout Iraq. In truth, it is about the size of a human hand, and it is quite fast. It runs at five miles an hour, sometimes even more, determined to stay in a newfound shadow – a slow-moving Humvee, for example, or a clinical psychologist on her… Continue reading Rule Number Two – Lessons I Learned in a Combat Hospital

Love My Rifle More Than You

Love My Rifle More Than You by Kayla Williams is about being a young female in the US Army and her deployment to Iraq for a year with the 101st Airborne. Kayla Williams was an Arabic linguist. Thirty-four years ago, I came off active duty as an US Army officer. Ms. Williams’s book made me… Continue reading Love My Rifle More Than You

Battle for the City of the Dead: In the Shadow of the Golden Dome, Najaf, August 2004

The year was 2004. During the spring and summer the Iraqi nation was overwhelmed with violence. The nation’s Shiites and Sunnis headlined the sectarian fighting. The Army of Iraq had been disbanded by the United States Proconsul. The results of his actions were infusing a large number of angry young men into the streets of… Continue reading Battle for the City of the Dead: In the Shadow of the Golden Dome, Najaf, August 2004