Religious Offering…

“The soldier, above all other men, is required to perform the highest act of religious offering – sacrifice. In battle and in the face of danger and death he discloses those divine attributes which his maker gave when he created in his own image. No physical courage and no brute instincts can take the place… Read More

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Leadership is…

“Leadership is intangible and therefore no weapon ever designed can replace it.” General Bradley (1893 to 1981) Omar Nelson Bradley was a US Army officer who commanded the Twelfth Army Group, which helped ensure the Allied victory over Germany during World War II. He later served as first chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of… Read More

War vs Peace…

“To be prepared for war is the most effective means of preserving peace.” George Washington (1732 to 1799) General George Washington, also called Father of His Country, was an American general and commander in chief of the colonial armies in the American Revolution (1775-1783) and subsequently first president of the United States (1789-1797).

Jealousies of a Standing Army…

“The jealousies of a standing army, and the evils to be approached from one are remote, and in my judgement, situated and circumstanced as we are, not at all to be dreaded.” George Washington (1732 to 1799) General George Washington, also called Father of His Country, was an American general and commander in chief of… Read More

Function of the Navy…

“It is a function of the navy to carry the war to the enemy so that it will not be fought on U.S. soil.” Chester Nimitz (1885 to 1966) Chester William Nimitz was an Admiral in the US Navy. He was the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet during World War II. One of the… Read More

The Hope of All Mankind…

“It is my earnest hope – indeed the hope of all mankind – that from this solemn occasion a better world shall emerge out of the blood and carnage of the past, a world found upon faith and understanding, a world dedicated to the dignity of man and the fulfilment of his most cherished wish… Read More

Military Weapons: Future vs Past…

“We must hold our minds alert and receptive to the application of unglimpsed methods and weapons. The next wear will be won in the future, not the past. We must go on, or we will go under.” General Douglas MacArthur (1880 to 1964) A US Army General who is widely known for his exploits during… Read More