Let's Give Thanks
Ralph, who is usually critical of the brass, singles out the exceptions: “Key leaders were courageous, too - men such as now-Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno. Big Ray was pilloried in our media for being too warlike, too aggressive and just too damned tough on our enemies. Well, the Ray Odiernos, not the hearts-and-minds crowd, held the line against evil.”
Peters ends his article on the right note: “On Thanksgiving Day, be thankful for such men.” The honor, valor, and dedication of our fighting men and women deserves nothing less.