Archived posts from category ‘War Stories’

U.N. Lauds Battlestar

The first part of the series finale for the “re-imagined” Battlestar Galactica broadcasts Friday evening, marking the end of the one of the best and most relevant shows on TV after six years. Battlestar does what science-fiction does best: populates an imaginary world with believable people and believable problems, casting into relief our own struggles [...]

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War Stories: The Herk Ride from Hell

Reader Brian Smith writes in with a classic war story: In 1982, I was with the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood. I had the worst flight ever on a C-130 coming back from Canada. We were up there doing winter training with the Hussars, at 40 below and six feet of snow, and came [...]

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