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Must Read: The Belt of Conformity

September 22, 2011 Leave a comment

The Belt of ConformityCarl Prine has a great post at his blog “Line of Departure” on the reflective belt as a metaphor for all that is stupid in today’s Army. ¬†Somehow his image of a Soldier wearing a reflective belt while playing kickball (right) captures the essence of modern Army stupidity and risk aversion. ¬†Highly recommended.

http://www.lineofdeparture.com/2011/07/05/the-belt-of-conformity/

You can get more information on the history of the Army’s ubiquitous reflective belt here:

http://www.slideshare.net/mtairborne/reflective-moments

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Apologies for the Extended Absence

July 6, 2011 Leave a comment

Family business has kept me busy these last few weeks, but I’ll be back on the net soon with a new piece on the “The Decision” on Afghanistan, which seemed to be less interesting to the American people than Lebron James’ decision to go to Miami.

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