Courage Under Fire/ Words?
I imagine most of you have worked for a company or were in the military and had a chance to ask a superior a question. I'm not talking about your immediate boss, but one way up the line. Way back in the day when I was in the Army I was a "Spec 4" so I really didn't register on the radar of anyone of the "full bird" colonel rank or above (general.) So, I never was able to ask any rhetorical questions such as "Why are we fighting this stupid war in Vietnam-Sir?" So, I was surprised and pleased when I read this story from the Advocate :Last Sunday, a young Navy officer serving in Afghanistan made history with an act of bravery that’s made headlines around the world. It took place during a “commander’s call” in Kandahar, Afghanistan, where the new secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, was speaking to troops on his first visit to the country. When he finished his remarks and called for questions, Lt. Cmdr. Jesse Ehrenfeld of the U.S. Navy Medical Corp