Garrett Wood

LT Garrett Ryan Wood is a Naval Gunfire Liason Officer at 5th Anglico in Okinawa who served an OIF deployment aboard a DDG in 2009 and recently completed a deployment to OEF.  He  graduated with majors in History and Political Economy from Hillsdale College.

There is a danger in the empirical mode of reasoning that it will lead us to think of a thousand locals or twenty counterinsurgents as homogenous units of human being. 

The temptation to quantify war is strong, but often limits our understanding by overestimating our ability to measure progress

What foundation does our war effort sit on?

Have we exhausted our ways and means to engage in war?