On losing a son to war
Jordan Shay

I have a son. And so, I mourn the loss of this son. I only knew Jason Shay through the blogosphere and his posts on through amber lenses. He was killed in action on September 3rd at the age of 22. Alex Horton, a fellow soldier and blogger, has posted a very fitting tribute here.

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Next Course: "Studies in U.S. Military History"

I just took a break from working on my academic book review due today to register for my next class which starts April 7. “Studies in Military History” is the second in the “core” requirements courses and so deals with more general topics. The first was “Great Military Philosophers.” The course examines the military heritage […]

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