The Phalanx and the Legion

Before noting further contributions of the Greeks and Romans, we shall stop to call attention to their tactical units, the phalanx and the legion. The phalanx consisted of rows of hoplites, heavy-armed


The Evolution of Generalship

The modern idea that the general is first and foremost the intellectual leader of the army is so well established that it is hard to realize that it is an evolution from


Misplaced Compassion

During debate on House Bill 314 recently, several Republicans led by Rep. Julie Yamamoto joined with Democrats in lamenting that the bill would put bounties on the heads of librarians. They worried that the