Professional Disobedience: Loyalty and the Military

“The King gave you a commission because he thought you knew when to disobey an order.”[1]

“On rare occasions in our history, the leader on the ground, at the crux of a fleeting moment on the battlefield, has decided to disobey his instructions for what he judges as the greater good of the unit and the larger task at hand.”[2]

THE VIRTUE OF OBEDIENCE
Read the full article at Real Clear Defense.

Ancient warrior myths help veterans fight PTSD – Yahoo News

http://news.yahoo.com/ancient-myth-helps-veterans-battle-ptsd-153531485.html

It shouldn’t be any surprise that PTSD is an ancient condition, one as old as war. Some modern psychologists are seeking to take the war out of our veterans by looking to our mythology. My feeling – why the hell didn’t anybody think of this before?