The Bravest of the Brave

We tend to read about our brave military, fighting in far off places on a mission to protect us from danger at home. Although much of the fighting does not require any more courage than it takes to aim a bomb or push a button, much of the military do spend their time in war zones like Afghanistan as targets upon which their enemies can vent their spleen. I do not think that the military have engaged in more offensive fighting than they have in defensive fighting, but all fighting requires some degree of courage and self examination. Continue reading