Marcus Luttrell: Navy SEAL and American hero to you. “Sweaty bodyguard” to the left.
When Governor Rick Perry announced he was running for president there were two bearded men standing behind him: Marcus and Morgan Luttrell. Marcus Luttrell was (as much as you can ever use the word “was” in this context) a Navy SEAL and the sole survivor of Operation Red Wings. His story was made into a bestselling book and popular movie called Lone Survivor. Perry has | Read More »
A Profoundly Decent Man and Family
Governor and Mrs. Perry are friends of mine. We all get to see Rick Perry as a politician, candidate for President, and longest serving Governor of Texas. I’ve gotten to see Rick and Anita Perry as themselves — covered in dust bunnies (“ghost turds” as the Governor called them) moving out of the Governor’s Mansion. We have traded prayer lists of people to pray for. | Read More »
Today is the Anniversary of Operation Red Wings
I’ve always had a reverence for the U.S. Military, it began when I was a child. I’m not sure why, but somehow I understood that what those in uniform did was somehow more special than what the rest of us were doing in our everyday lives. Not more special in the sense that it takes a special talent like hitting a ball, running fast, being able | Read More »