Appreciate Gentleness…

“Those who appreciate true valour should in their daily intercourse set gentleness first and aim to win the love and esteem of others. If you affect valour and act with violence, the world will in the end detest you and look upon you as wild beasts. Of this you should take heed.” Emperor Meiji (1852… Read More

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Heed True Valour…

“Those who appreciate true valour should in their daily intercourse set gentleness first and aim to win the love and esteem of others. If you affect valour and act with violence, the world will in the end detest you and look upon you as wild beasts. Of this you should take heed.” Emperor Meiji (1852… Read More

Receiving a Bronze Star Medal: What to Expect

A Bronze Star Medal is a tremendous honour which you should be extremely proud to be receiving. It is one of the highest military decorations that you can receive for acts of valour. This decoration is awarded for heroism. A heroic achievement or service of great merit in a combat zone is rewarded with a… Read More

Heroism Among Men…

“War is elevating, because the individual disappears before the great conception of the state … What a perversion of morality to wish to abolish heroism among men.” Heinrich von Treitschke (1834 to 196)Heinrich von Treitschke was a German historian and political writer whose advocacy of power politics was influential at home and contributed to distrust… Read More