Truth be told, I’ve been a nerd for a long time now. Growing up in Texas, I found myself spending hot Texas summer afternoons in the air conditioned house playing computer games. The first one that got me hooked was Delta Force by NovaLogic circa 1998. In the early years of first-person shooters, Delta Force was one of the first games to introduce large outdoor terrains for strangers to play shoot-em-up over dial-up internet connections. I can still remember the sound of the 56k modem connecting and could tell a bad connect just by tone.
“If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.”
This blog is intended to be a place for me to combine my passion in Computer Science with my experiences in military operations. In order to kick this off properly, I’ll begin with one of the key principles of military planning: all operations must stem for a clear, concise mission statement. Continue reading