Telling it like it is: Our Allies are Veterans Too.

Yesterday’s Washington Post really does tell it like it is. It’s important; no, it’s vital that you read it. Consider what combat translators/interpreters have done for us, and, more importantly, how much more we could and should be doing for them. We owe them that. They protected and supported our men and women in uniform. They […]

Help those who helped us.

First and foremost, thank you! Your generosity over the last two weeks helped No One Left Behind keep 15 families off the streets in the DC area!! Thanks to you, 30 adults and 45 children are still safe in the homes they’ve made here in America. Thank you. Of course, our work is never done. […]

The Essence of Good

The Essence of Good How do you repay someone for the gift of life? What is it you wouldn’t do? I imagine you’d do anything. Janis Shinwari, the Afghan translator who worked with my Army unit in Afghanistan, saved my life (check out the amazing story here), and those of four other American soldiers over […]

Alive Day – Just what it says

The word “Saint” isn’t used as much today as it used to be. Maybe it should be; it’s a word in my world for sure.  By definition a saint is a person acknowledged as holy or virtuous and typically regarded as going to heaven after death. That’s the only way I can describe Janis, the […]