Tag Archives: Military History

I Could Have Been a General By Now.

A little-known fact about me: When I was in Basic Training in the U. S. Army I was offered an officer’s commission via the opportunity to attend OCS, Officer Candidate School. At the time, we were all given a lengthy … Continue reading

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Hot Buttons

I believe the expression “hot buttons” has its origins in military jargon. Those who would be most likely to know the true origin of this expression are army doctors, psychiatrists and especially, army chaplains. Psychiatric casualties are inevitable in war. … Continue reading

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