Wednesday, June 20, 2018
It is no small matter to consider the tempests of passion within men, when left untampered by the classical sense of virtue. We have only to look to the current state of national—even international-- dialogue to conclude that social...
As many of you know, I was President Bill Clinton's Air Force Military Aide and "nuclear football" carrier from 1996 to 1998. After that assignment, I asked to be reassigned to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado...

National Reset

It's time for our nation to reset. In the military, you don't see a person's color. I never did nor do I now. There are no colors in cockpits or on battlefields. Especially when shit is going south. The...

The Measure of a Nation

I’ve often wondered why great civilizations fail. I’ve walked through the ruins in ancient Rome, Athens and Cairo reflecting on what one was. An I’ve always left wondering, “What in the hell happened?” Now, I understand. I’m watching it happen...
Nuclear brinkmanship with North Korea is real and has become a primary, if not foremost, security threat for the US. The roots of this crisis are found in the diplomatic and security fecklessness of the Clinton administration. The administration...

Remembering 9/11

Lest we forget, 16 years ago today we went to war. A long war, an ideological and religious war, and a generational war. From my book “Reckless Disregard." I am an Air Force officer, a former White House military aide...