In 2014, I find myself on a new journey at Team Rubicon, still influenced by 9/11. I find myself surrounded by men and women that embrace the notions of courage, resilience, citizenship and commitment. These men and women did not stop serving when they took off the uniform.
Naturally, as the years progress, we expect health issues to arise, but not this. His previous health issues had been in remission for thirty years. Not our Z. He was too smart to have his brain shrink.
We all know that Islamic and other religious fundamentalists need to stop trying to destroy each other. But so do conservatives and liberals. We need to stop feeding our own fundamentalist movements.
Here are 15 issues on their agenda. On your mark, get set, go!
Last year, following her retirement from the Navy in 2011, she came out publicly as a transgender woman. CNN which will air a powerful documentary about her life and transition on Sept. 4. I watched it last week sitting next to Ms. Beck at the back of a screening room at the Time Warner offices.
For today's troops, finding ways to cash in on the uniform isn't just a job, it's an adventure. Perhaps the only thing more surprising than the boldness with which abuse is routinely carried out is the fact that no one seems to mind, including the taxpayers footing the bill for the grift.
Unbeknownst to me at the time, I learned five powerful lessons over those three days that continue to serve me as an entrepreneur all these years later.
Many of us who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have survived injuries that would have killed us in previous wars, and while that is of course a cause for celebration, it also demands incredible sacrifices by our caregivers.
The past decade has witnessed a transformation in U.S.-India defense and security cooperation. The United States conducts more military exercises with India than any other country in the world.
Before the end of the legislative session this Friday, California legislators are pondering action worse than just kicking the can down the road -- they're actively considering taking a dive on our energy security.
When crises emerge, critics charge that Obama should act more quickly and more aggressively, or they argue that no US interests are involved and the US should decline any intervention. Headlines often claim that the administration has no strategy, no doctrine, or no organizing principle. But for those who study the field, Obama's is an easily recognizable strategy.
The majority of borrowers are unaware that auto dealers have the discretion to increase their interest rate for compensation, but it's far too common. According to a recent survey, 68 percent of all consumers did not know that car dealers could increase the interest rate. Of borrowers of color, 75 percent were unaware.
To confront these metastasizing horrors a new treaty organization is needed: RNTO -- the Rational Nations Treaty Organization.
You may be surprised to know that many of those who have served the country find it more than difficult to find meaningful employment after serving.
Where ever you work: be it in an office, a factory, in sales, or even a library, we all were the new person at some point in our career. Weathering out a tough situation is never a comfortable proposition, but it is part of the human condition.
On an August Sunday morning at the age of 23, just a few days after the Gulf War started, I sat by myself on the steps of the state capitol in South Carolina where the Confederate flag still flew and instituted a one-woman protest against the war.