Changing your path

February 22, 2018

There was recently a statement that I read from former Facebook employee that said something to the lines of people are mistaking popularity for truth. Perhaps once upon a time this was for the most part true but the days of the popular opinion being accurate are gone. This leads both sides of an argument to utilize not only inaccurate data for decision making but readily gives the other side flaming arrows to fire back. Unfortunately along with the truth exiting stage left it took civility along for the trip. The study was abandoned for the cave by men and the hard choices are left to what will gain the individual the most digital likes. The currency of doing the right thing has dropped in value like a third world currency in the middle of a violent revolution.

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Random reflection -

Random reflection -

February 17, 2018 1 Comment

It all just appears deep in your ears but shaping itself into your soul and then its gone.

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Just Be Cool

Just Be Cool

February 08, 2018

The story goes there was a small team in Afghanistan working the Pak border.  They were new on the ground and decided to reach out to the local elders in order to show respect.  What better way to build rapport than to host them all for a meal.  Hasty preparations and poorly worded invitations went out for a meal to be hosted in a local village within the week.  Now this little team arrived of their shiny new four wheelers and barely moon dusted kit early to make sure things went smoothly.  This sort of thing can make or break your rotation very easily.  

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Sniffing out the truth from the hype

Sniffing out the truth from the hype

February 01, 2018

Humans are liars, and understanding that is key in the intelligence community (IC).  The most trained liars still react in one form or fashion. In the real world, you can utilize techniques to help understand and assess these acts on a daily basis.

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Rogues and the art of blending

Rogues and the art of blending

December 07, 2017

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SECURITY IS AN ILLUSION

SECURITY IS AN ILLUSION

December 02, 2017

The promise I can make you is even if you aren’t in the career field that needs to worry theres nothing wrong with putting on your puzzle maker hat and riddling your way around the improbable. 

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The More Veterans Change, The More Veterans Stay The Same

The More Veterans Change, The More Veterans Stay The Same

December 01, 2017 1 Comment

My grandfather, Jesse Thames, was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Corps. He was deployed in the Japanese theater - and was faced with harrowing conditions that all veterans face when in combat. And like all veterans, those experiences would never fade.

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Altama OTB

Altama OTB

June 26, 2017 1 Comment

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ALTAMA’S OTB MARITIME ASSAULT BOOT

ALTAMA’S OTB MARITIME ASSAULT BOOT

June 19, 2017

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THE SENTINEL FIELD JACKET - TRIPLE AUGHT DESIGN

THE SENTINEL FIELD JACKET - TRIPLE AUGHT DESIGN

May 30, 2017

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SILENT POCKET

SILENT POCKET

May 17, 2017

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COLD WEATHER GEAR REVIEW

May 03, 2017

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