This Book by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger tells the story of the First Barbary War. It is a page turner.
I found great relevance to events in our time that our young nation had to face and overcome in international waters and on foreign soil. Continue reading
The May 23, 2017 issue of the Tampa Bay Times reported that Tampa Mayor Bob Ruckhorn apologized for a joke about firing .50 caliber blanks at local reporters. He reportedly has told this story several times before. It received applause when told before more than 1,000 attendees at the Special Operations Industry Conference last week. This week it has received widespread condemnation from reporters. Continue reading