Entries by Jim Red

Fulton Interview – Part 1

Captain Richard Fulton is interviewed by John Thomas Wiseman.  How would you define National Security and in what capacity have you been involved with United States National Security.  How did you get involved? (Approximate dates and job titles if possible). My federal career started with enlistment in the USAF in 1962. When the Cuban Missile […]

The A-37 Dragonfly Story

Thank you to Col. Hank Hoffman for this presentation. This briefing is not really going to be about me.  It’s about history and money and engineering, and I understood very damn little of it when I reported to the A-37 in 1970. Let me take you back to 1967.  The Vietnam War was still expanding with […]

An Interview with Gene Discipio

The Lint Center’s John Thomas Wiseman interviews Gene Discipio. John Thomas Wiseman: How would you define National Security and in what capacity have you been involved with United States National Security? How did you get involved? Gene Discipio: National Security is the concept and the primary responsibility of the Federal Government to protect our physical […]

Hurricane Katrina Recovery

Participation in Hurricane Katrina Recovery, And After The following document recounts the participation of a Public Affairs Officer in the Federal Civil Service working for the US Army Corps of Engineer in the clean up of one of the most devastating natural disasters to hit the United States: Hurricane Katrina. It details how this person […]

Life in Germany

Life in Germany By: Lou Rothenstein September 5, 2016 Sunday on the Munich-Stuttgart Autobahn.  Reminds me of my days over there with a 64 Pontiac GTO 3 pack that gave fits to Mercedes drivers.  I could keep up or pass until the gas ran out.  I figured I got about 7-8 MPG driving fast over […]

Task Force Ranger

Task Force Ranger in Somalia – Isaiah 6:8 Click Here for Part 1 Task Force Ranger in Somalia – Isaiah 6:8 Click Here for Part 2 Photos from Mogadishu, Somalia. We were pretty busy and this was way before cell phones and cameras…the battle staff photo has then CDR Eric Olson and then Lt Col […]

What? Oh, come on!!!!!

by Mule One of my first para-military courses after joining the CIA was a small-arms familiarization course. I was given driving directions to a clandestine training facility out from Washington and arrived late one Sunday afternoon for a week’s indoctrination to pistols from around the world. Guards at the front gate of the training facility […]