Joseph Labarbera

Joseph Labarbera has 9 articles published.

Image For the Sons of Mars: Meditations on the American Soldier [Lima Charlie News]
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For the Sons of Mars: Meditations on the American Soldier

Let it be known that all men are much like one another, but the best of men are trained in the severest of schools – Thucydides A U.S. Army combat veteran examines the noble profession of arms and the danger if the divide between Soldier and civilian… Keep Reading

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The Phoenix of Benghazi: A New Culture of Leadership Must Rise

| Abstract: The following Op-Ed follows the recent release of the Final Congressional Report on the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. Written from the perspective of an active duty former US Army Infantry Officer and current Command Inspector General at Fort Irwin, this work… Keep Reading

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Taunting the Bear: A Misapplication of American Military Power

|By Maj. Joe Labarbera, Lima Charlie News The military forces of the United States absolutely must be the pre-eminent force in the world. This is demonstrated by a myriad of operational factors that clearly express U.S. superiority, such as technology, size, quality, leadership, logistical reach,… Keep Reading

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The Warrior Hunts: The Soul Healing Power of Nature

|By Maj. Joe Labarbera, Lima Charlie News   NOW this is the law of the jungle, as old and as true as the sky, And the wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but the wolf that shall break it must die. As the creeper… Keep Reading

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Emery Horn: An American Rifleman’s Tale

| by Maj. Joseph Labarbera (U.S. Army) Lima Charlie News On Monday, May 30, 2016, Memorial Day, the non-profit organization The Greatest Generations Foundation took ten WWII veterans back to Normandy, France, to return to the battlefields they fought on, enabling closure of their war experiences. Among… Keep Reading

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