Another open letter to Gen. John Sattler, USMC

by David Hackworth -- Editor's note: Eilhys England contributed to this column.RE: March's Defending America column concerning the mistreatment of Individual Ready Reserve Marines who'd completed active-duty tours and then re-upped to more…

A watershed event

by David Hackworth -- Editor's note: Eilhys England contributed to this column.April 24 and 25 marked the 25th anniversary of Operation Eagle Claw, Jimmy Carter's ill-fated attempt to salvage his presidency by more…

Soldiers shouldn't be guinea pigs

by David Hackworth -- Editor's note: Eilhys England contributed to this column.The presidential commission looking into the cluelessness of U.S. intelligence regarding weapons of mass destruction in Iraq recently issued its report more…

Ahoy to the Navy's top brass

by David Hackworth -- Editor's note: Eilhys England contributed to this column.There's been such an unusually heavy and compelling response to our recent piece "Another Shameful Navy Cover-Up" – concerning a fine more…

That 1,000-yard stare

by David Hackworth -- Guess what, folks? As you were checking out the Easter bonnets, our warriors were still paying the ultimate price in Iraq. Yes, America, the war in Iraq is more…

Open letter to a Marine general

by David Hackworth -- Lt. Gen. John E. Sattler Commanding general 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Somewhere near Fallujah, Iraq General: Congratulations on your splendid Marines' retaking of Fallujah last November. The mission more…

Another shameful Navy cover-up

by David Hackworth -- Editor's note: Eilhys England contributed to this column.Six Americans dead and 34 wounded. What a terrible waste. I have a hard time understanding why a group of naval more…

An Air Force that's flaming out

by David Hackworth -- Editor's note: Eilhys England contributed to this column.Stars flashing and an impressive rack of "having been there" medals blazing on his chest, Thomas Fiscus cut a dashing figure more…

A battle-rattled Army

by David Hackworth -- Editor's note: Eilhys England contributed to this column.A recent survey reveals that soldiers from Old Ironsides, the U.S. Army's mighty 1st Armored Division – now back in Germany more…