Category Archives: Military

Memorial Day: Folding the Flag In Honor of Those Fallen in Battle

On the occasion of Memorial Day, when we honor the fallen in battle, here is the history and symbolism behind the folding of the flag that covers the casket of a fallen warrior. The first fold stands for liberty. In … Continue reading

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If only the Czar knew…

The following commentary is provided  by R.L. “Rube” Render, Clovis, NM.  Russian folk lore tells us that after the indiscriminate purges and pogroms inflicted on the peasantry by Cossacks and other marauding bands, the same cry was always raised, “If only … Continue reading

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On Leadership by R.L. ‘Rube’ Render

One of the many reasons that a person begins their military career as an enlisted Private or a commissioned Second Lieutenant is due to the fact that they lack the leadership skills to effectively lead an organization that has the … Continue reading

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