EDITOR’S NOTE: I am delighted to welcome as a guest columnist Kenneth G. Kraetzer, vice president, CBSI, a credit card marketing services firm in Harrison, N.Y., and a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post 50, Pelham, N.Y. Suddenly the Navy is getting a lot of respect. President Bush startled the media, the military, and all of us by choosing Admiral William Fallon to replace General John Abazaid as head of Central Command in charge of the land war in Iraq. Now Admiral Mike Mullen has been picked to replace Marine General Peter Pace as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
George Patton and his sublime moment May 11, 2006: Vol. 2, Issue No. 37 IN THE NEWS One Man's Crusade Stan Wojtusik's tireless effort has paved the way for Battle of the Bulge veterans to be honored. ARLINGTON, Va. — As a 19-year-old in World War II, Stan Wojtusik was forced to surrender to the Germans along with his entire regiment. That might have been the last time he ever gave up in anything. The former private first class, now 80, has been on a personal mission for years to build monuments—here, there and, it seems, everywhere—to the Battle of