Tag Archives: Training

Blood & Treasure in Afghanistan

Watching American’s try to impose US war-fighting doctrine upon Afghan troops highlights a cultural ignorance syndrome.  “Camp Victory, Afghanistan” shows this in great detail.  The Afghan people have integrated the warrior culture for thousands of years and outclassed the dominant … Continue reading

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The Way is in training.

In Budo we study principles through the practice of technique. Precision technique is essential to an understanding of principle. One can only realize principle through the transcendence of technique. This full immersion in technique is said to be accomplished when … Continue reading

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Africa’s Regionally Aligned Brigade

AFRICOM “will be the first to test the new rotational model, intended to give commanders a more reliable supply of soldiers available for short, training-focused missions.” “The benefit is being able to give them regional expertise and cultural experience,” “Plans also … Continue reading

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