Twenty years ago I was a young Special Forces 18C working as an LNO in the American Embassy in Kigali Rwanda when this attack happened. I just arrived a few weeks prior to this event taking place. Being an 18C, I was working as the Liaison Officer for the Rwandan National Demining Office (NDO) and the American Embassy. This was my third trip back to this awesome country teaching the RPA how to rid their country of all the Unexploded Ordinances (UXO) and Landmines that were scattered all over the country side during the civil war in the 90’s. We also conducted several Joint Combined Exercises for Training (JCETs) teaching Small Unit Tactics and creating a Commando Unit that participated in the First Congo War in 1996. The current ambassador at the time wasRead More
Situational Awareness is a trait that is often times overlooked or blown off by everyone during his or her daily routines. This translates into how they act and operate throughout their travels. Not having good situational awareness can and will get yourself into a situation that can possibly kill or seriously hurt you or your loved ones.
As a definition; Situational awareness...Read More