Archive for January, 2017


What do the troops expect of their leaders?

Back in April 1988, I attended a Non-commissioned officer (NCO) Appointment Ceremony on Buckley Air National Guard Base, near Denver, Colorado.  Enlisted troops were making the transition from senior airman to buck sergeant – newly minted NCOs. I had a special role in the ceremony.  I was asked to be the guest speaker.  I accepted. […]

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How do you get started in guest blogging …

I’m not sure of the best way or the proper way but last week I got started in guest blogging by emailing a bunch of potential websites and one of them got back with me and said, “Send articles.” So, I sent an article. And, they published it. I was happy.  My guest blogging career […]

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Clark Air Base … arriving for the first time.

In my latest book Dreams of the Philippines, (out soon) I write about arriving at Clark Air Base for the first time.  I sat anxiously in the windowless cargo bay of a C-141 Starlifter military transport aircraft.  It was pure adventure.  Here’s an excerpt from the book … *** I closed my eyes as I […]

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My first mango …

My new book Dreams of the Philippines should be out very soon.  In the book I talk about eating my first mango.  It was such an exhilarating experience, I felt I should share it here. If there’s anyone out there who’s never had a fresh, ripe, Philippine mango, I highly encourage you to go get […]

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Cure for Cancer … follow the money.

I’m reading a book by James Altucher titled The Choose Yourself Guide To Wealth.What does this have to do with cancer? Well, it turns out … a lot. You see, James highlights areas he feels are the up and coming trends and the first one he lists is “Biotech.”  He goes on to explain exactly […]

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