Monthly Archives: November 2012

The meaning of Responsibility

        The Meaning of Responsibilityby Andrew P. O’Meara, Jr., United States Army, Retired   The following observations on inspirational leadership are excerpted from remarks delivered at a graduation ceremony at the Armor School in November 1982.             … Continue reading

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Leave no man behind (including comments & biography)

There were several reasons for writing this book, not the least of which, is the “loser” mentality of many Vietnam vets today. If you will read my flyer below carefully I believe you can see that I have made a … Continue reading

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You just don’t get it, Tony

You just don’t get it, Tony By Colonel Andrew P. O’Meara, Jr.   I read Tony Blankley’s lead Op-Ed column – “Long Live the New York Times” – in the May 2 edition of The Washington Times with great interest, … Continue reading

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Unsung Victories of American Airmen

Unsung Victories of American Airmen by Andrew P. O’Meara, Jr., Colonel, United States Army, Retired   I returned to South Vietnam in 1968 joining the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment operating north of Saigon under the operational control of the 1st Infantry … Continue reading

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Permanent french crisis

By Andrew O’Meara, Colonel, U.S. Army (retired) This analysis includes the striking assertion that “The time has come to mark all debts to Lafayette: Now and forever paid in full.” This editor knows many observers who would agree with that … Continue reading

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Fonda’s World

by Andrew O’Meara, Colonel, U.S. Army (retired) The war in Iraq has highlighted the role of women in combat. Vivid images of  raped and tortured women have altered popular opinion. Congressional demands for protecting women have called into question the  … Continue reading

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Leave no man behind

By Bill Bell There were several reasons for writing this book, not the least of which, is the “loser” mentality of many Vietnam vets today. If you will read my flyer below carefully I believe you can see that I have … Continue reading

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Lies, lies and more lies

Lies, Lies and More Lies By Andrew O’Meara Jr, Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired As  presidential elections approach, Americans find the country divided in time of war – a war we did not start. This is a time for bipartisan unity … Continue reading

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Treachery

Treachery by Andrew P. O’Meara, Jr., Colonel, United States Army, Retired   In the summer of 1963, a time of riots and demonstrations in Vietnam, the Buddhists were up in arms and rumors of treason were daily fare in the … Continue reading

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Leadership by Example

  Leadership by Example by Andrew P. O’Meara. Jr., Colonel, United States Army, Retired   In the early years of the War, American advisors assigned to Vietnamese Army units as individuals soon became de facto members of the unit. We … Continue reading

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