Of history, warfare, leadership, and alcohol
Is Saw Gerrera a Terrorist?
9:24Frequent guest blogger Kera Rolsen gets into the nitty-gritty details of that complicated figure of the Star Wars world, Saw Gerrera. Is he a freedom fighter? A terrorist? Listen for the ultimate conclusion to this long-running debate. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://angrystaffofficer.com/2021/06/15/is-saw-gerrera-a-terrorist/
The Case Against Starbuck: Why Talent is Not Enough
5:23Guest blogger Kera Rolsen analyzes Starbuck's leadership, from the show "Battlestar Galactica." This episode is also available as a blog post: http://angrystaffofficer.com/2020/01/06/the-case-against-starbuck-why-talent-is-not-enough/
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On Rendering Honor
9:05If you've never had the experience of presenting the flag to a family at a graveside service or funeral, it is an incredibly powerful experience. You never know what you're going to find. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://angrystaffofficer.com/2019/08/27/on-rendering-honor/
Stop Calling Armed Mobs the “Militia”
10:31It is common to refer to large groups of armed individuals in the US as a "militia;" but this is problematic, as that term carries with it legal and historical ramifications. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://angrystaffofficer.com/2020/01/20/stop-calling-armed-mobs-the-militia/
If the U.S. Army had Elephants in the Civil War
17:04A work of pure fiction, but...what if Lincoln had accepted those war elephants from Siam? And what if they'd been at Gettysburg? I highly recommend visiting the original blog post of this to view the amazing concept art done for the unit's colors and crest. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://angrystaffofficer.com/2019/08/12/if-the-u-s-army-had-elephants-in-the-civil-war/