Nothing I do is altruistic the way I look at things; it just feels right. A nerd's gotta do what a nerd's gotta do.
As military support commercializes the industry, a new, much larger global market for these clean fuels could be commercial aviation, which -- like the military -- wants to reduce exposure to oil.
When USG employees get in trouble following orders (which happens more often that one would care to admit); or when CIA, USAID or other USG contractors are arrested overseas, where are the big guns who dive into the fray to defend lady liberty and her servants?
At a time when the fraught situation of our combat troops is so often ignored, let us remember with gratitude that on this particular Thanksgiving weekend at least two men made us face the hard, human questions posed by military combat.
The problem with new technologies is that it's not always clear how useful they are especially in the beginning. Take, for example, the Air Force's X-37B scheduled for its third blast off. Though still in the experimental stage, it seems to be "operating within its designated parameters."
First, a Happy Thanksgiving to all our readers. But, it should also be an occasion to share those blessings with the less fortunate.
As you sit down tomorrow with your family to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner, think of the men or women in Afghanistan who is away from their family, or the family who does not have their father, mother, brother, or sister at home, and take just a silent minute to say THANKS!
For those who have lost their lives or their livelihoods -- and for the ecosystems like coastal marshes and fish spawning grounds that may never come back -- the cost is already beyond recovery.
Hundreds or possibly thousands of military veterans have been deported for life from the United States. No one knows exactly how many. No U.S. government agency keeps track. Should they?
How can we be sure the Department of Defense is receiving unbiased counsel from retired officials whose livelihoods now depends on maximizing profits for their new employers?
This development raises an important question: Why would an educational institution want a military commander to lead it?
In my day, I've had crushes on pretty much every guy I looked up to, worked for or whose class I attended -- even the ones who looked like extras fromIronweed. There was no common denominator between them except for the fact that they all ran the show.
Does having an affair lead you to make bad decisions across the board? Does it impact your ability to lead, manage or govern, or just your ability to stick to your marital vows? And if it doesn't impact your ability to lead, manage or govern, why would you have to resign or be ousted?
A total of over $3 million was raised. The Woodruff Foundation folks are still totaling the final amount because of the storm, re: not being able to get mail -- but the goal amount has already been exceeded.
When Veterans Day rolls around each fall, America briefly bridges the gap between those who've served in the military and those who haven't. But for ...