Shuffle an ArrayList

I have a need to randomly order the contents of a collection which has as its underlying container an ArrayList. Googling took more effort than I expected to come up with anything useful, but did yield this link. Working from there, I came up with this method, which differs in a few ways: public void […]

New ArmyAdvice Anti-Spam Feature

Comments now require that the user identify the contents of an image, in order to reduce the effectiveness of spambots, which have been a plague on our site lately. I hope this grealy reduces the frequency of spammers on the site. Thanks to my developer pal David Gottlieb for the fix!

Getting Home (Long – Summary)

Sorry I haven’t posted in quite a while. I’ve been meaning to write a detailed overview of the demobilization experience as it pertained to me, and I just didn’t have the opportunity before now. Let me back up to late December, Christmas Day, at FOB Bernstein. I spent Christmas day at FOB Bernstein. By then […]

Iraqi Blogger

Happy New Year! I’ll write more about my current situation when I have more time. For now, here’s a blogger from Baghdad I just ran across and thought others might find interesting to read.