Tag Archives: Military

A Bold Look: Robert Kenner’s Command and Control

Command and Control film

Command and Control gives a mostly eyewitness account of an otherwise ordinary workplace accident at a nuclear warhead storage facility that could have led to full-scale devastation in the American South.

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Norman F. Dixon’s On the Psychology of Military Incompetence

On the Psychology of Military Incompetence is one of my favorite non-fiction books.

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The Soldier, the Squid, and the Dancer

Me and Jimmy Two-Balls and Xerox were still in a line platoon and were deploying in four days — four days and we’d be back in the desert; a different one, but desert all the same — which is why I hadn’t done such a great job setting up Norm’s bachelor party.

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In the Army Now: The Greg Drobny Saga

One man’s account of joining the Armed Forces to defend the American way of life.

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