Galactic Staff Officers: Battle Staff as Star Wars Characters

Look, we’ve all been there. It’s staff call. Your mind wanders. You start imagining the staff primaries wearing silly hats. Now you imagine the XO as an animal - possibly a frog, sitting on a lilypad. Right around the time that the S-4 is briefing how they can’t possibly move a shipping container from one … Continue reading Galactic Staff Officers: Battle Staff as Star Wars Characters

A Day in the Life of a Rebel Alliance Logistician

Today's guest post comes from Eamon Hamilton (@eamonhamilton), who,  like a modern day Bruce Wayne, has two lives. By day, he does Public Affairs with the Royal Australian Air Force. By night, he stands with those who over-analyse the Star Wars films. He can be found writing here. Mom, I suppose it's too early to hope … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Rebel Alliance Logistician

A Day in the Life of an Imperial Staff Officer

Dear Dad, You mentioned that you would like to know what my days are like now that I have graduated from the Raithal Imperial Academy, and since I'm on staff duty with not a lot to do, I figured I'd tell you. As you know, I did not get my first choice of assignment to … Continue reading A Day in the Life of an Imperial Staff Officer

Battle Staff Made Human

  Everything we do in the Army seems somehow dehumanizing. We remove individual identity at basic training, in order to meld individuals into a cohesive group. Individuals are referred to by their rank or just their last name. Our entire careers can be summed up on one or two sheets of paper (usually incorrectly). While … Continue reading Battle Staff Made Human