- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pungent comment of the day award goes to this new blog:
By now, everyone at the CO/TRP level and maybe a few rebels on BN staff have read the now infamous Powerpoint Kinda Sucks article that got a reserve Colonel fired. For those of you keeping score at home, the following will get you fired from your position in the Army:
- Speaking to the press without permission.
- Speaking to the press with permission, and without discretion.
The following are still safe:
I love that Wanat reference.
(HT to Mr. Starbuck)