Category Archives: Military

A daunting task


I am sitting in my house in Maryland… the movers come in 6 days and my task is to get ready. Alas, with all of the life changes occurring the time leading up to today has been filled with phone … Continue reading

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Really… dangerous applesauce?!?


This is not a story of my own writing, but the ridiculousness is so only because it is true. The TSA is a mockery of security, having NEVER caught anyone themselves (people are caught by aircrews), but insist on “randomly” … Continue reading

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Army Promotions


So, as the latest “list” to which I was a slight possibility was published today (12/8/11), I am once again reminded of how broken the promotion system is.  I will give a basic primer on how the system works for … Continue reading

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An Argument with a Fool, Update


A couple of weeks ago I posted an article entitled “An Argument with a Fool,” which I ended with a promise to post the new developments as the “argument” continued after my post (I REALLY thought the lady was going … Continue reading

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Pursuit of Happiness


    This post warrants a personal introduction, so that you can fully understand the point I intend to make. My name is Dann Martinez, and I have been proudly serving in the US Army for 19 years.  I had served … Continue reading

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An Argument with a Fool


Generally, I follow the adage of “don’t argue with a fool, they will only bring you down to their level,” but some instances just speak to me, and this was one of them.  Below, I have copied/pasted an entire Facebook … Continue reading

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