By David Hunt This is a military issues column, not a political one. What is happening in a crap-pile of places is having and will continue to have serious military implications. Let’s go down the list. In Syria, a civil war involving none other than Russia, Iran and Hezbollah on one side and about 16 terrorist […]
Our Government is Killing Military Veterans TWENTY-TWO active duty and reserve servicemen kill themselves every single day in this country. If you want to make an appointment for say, traumatic brain disorder and you are a veteran and you want or cannot afford to go elsewhere, to use the nearest Veterans Administration Hospital, you will […]
By Col David Hunt The title refers to our entire Military Leadership, start with the Secretary of Defense and work down and through the bloated ranks of so many Generals and Admirals. During the last 11 years the politics (blaming Bush and now Obama) for the way we have been fighting the War on Terror […]
By David Hunt Can anyone imagine if Private Sinclair, Sergeant Sinclair or even Colonel Sinclair were charged with rape and sodomy, that the United States Army would have spent millions of dollars prosecuting them and then let them off with an administrative slap on the wrist? I am referring of course to the travesty of […]
By David Hunt On June 30th, 2009, near the town of Yahya Khel in the Paktika Province, in South-eastern Afghanistan, right on the border to Pakistan, a United States Army soldier went against his family, his training, his fellow soldiers and his country and walked away from his unit. Sergeant Bowe Robert Bergdahl, then 23 […]
By Col David Hunt On July 16th, 2008 Russia, decided that they or rather he (Putin) wanted Southern Ossetia part of Georgia, back in the fold of Mother Russia. The world protested, Russia and Georgia massed their troops on their borders, then President Bush, said Putin was making a mistake. Russia invaded, the world watched, […]
By Col David Hunt The Department of Defense wants women to fly helicopters, wear a green beret, fly supersonic jets, be a leader of soldiers and Marines, fight, do everything that the guys are doing – no differences and no exceptions. Throughout history women have been in and served with distinction in combat in the […]
By Col David Hunt Let the vitriol continue. The world’s super power, The United States of America, held secret talks for about a year with Iran, the super power of the Middle East. We are TALKING to Iran. From all the noise coming out of TV and radio you would have thought it was the […]
Colonel David Hunt has over 29 years of military experience, including extensive operational experience in Special Operations, Counter Terrorism and Intelligence Operations. Most recently, Colonel Hunt served as Tactical Advisor in Bosnia where he facilitated all national intelligence matters for the Commander in Chief, as well as coordinating a $350,000,000 national security program for the National Security Agency and the Central Intelligence Agency in 1997.
Prior to this, he served as counter terrorism coordinator to the Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea. In this capacity, David Hunt planned, choreographed and implemented the first United States national response for an Olympic event in Korea in conjunction with Korean National Intelligence and the Korean Crisis Response Agency as the counter-terrorist coordinator.
His role as a leader began with a Special Forces Operational Detachment of 12 soldiers, expanding to command a brigade of over 1,000 personnel. He received his Master's degree in English from Norwich University in 1981, and later graduated from the John F. Kennedy School of Government in Harvard University in 1991.
David Hunt has lectured for the Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy, the Central Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency, and several other high profile agencies, as well as state and local police officials.
Recently, he has shared his expertise in over 200 televised interviews on Operation Iraqi Freedom. Bill O'Reilly of the "O'Reilly Factor" called David Hunt the "Best Military Analyst in the Business" and Fox's "Go to Guy on the War."