Mike Denny

Mike Denny

Mike Denny is an Army National Guard aviation officer and civilian procurement manager. Previously, he served as a field artillery officer with two deployments to eastern Afghanistan. Mike also writes for Red Team Journal on red teaming and alternative analysis. He currently lives in Central Pennsylvania with his wife and daughter.

Recent articles from Mike Denny

Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch gives a thumbs up to range safety NCOs indicating that he's ready to engage targets.
Transition
4 Ways To Make Mondays A Little Less Painful
An Army veteran explains how he stopped dreading Mondays and started embracing them.
Sgt. Anthony Ward, dressed in the Santa suit, and 1st Lt. Philip Vrska, in the Christmas package, bring some holiday cheer to a 5K "Jingle" race sponsored on Camp Ramadi, Iraq, Dec. 20, 2008.
Community
5 Things I Actually Miss About Being Deployed On Christmas
While I’d never give up Christmas at home, there are some things I miss about celebrating the holidays with my brothers in arms.
Pfc. Travis English, a scout observer from Echo Battery, 2nd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, practices observation techniques using cover and concealment techniques and a homemade ghillie suit Nov. 7.
Family & Relationships
5 Tactical Mission Techniques For Taking Your Kid Trick-Or-Treating
One veteran weighs in on how to prepare your kids — and yourself — for Halloween.
Bring Your Child to Work Day
Family & Relationships
10 Military Skills That Make Service Members Amazing Parents
The military provides troops with a variety of skill sets, many of which can be adapted for surviving parenthood.
An American M4 Sherman tank with hedgerow breaching modifications, September 1944.
Community
5 Battlefield Innovations That Came From The Rank-And-File Troops
It’s not always the think tanks and military scientists who invent new military equipment.
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Transition
Hold On To These Habits When You Transition Out Of The Military
These five habits you learned in the military will help you find success after you get out.
Indiana Jones
Entertainment
The Tactical Tenets Of The Most Badass Professor Of All Time
There are important tactical lessons to be learned in the way Dr. Indiana Jones defended archaeology around the world.
U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, conduct an airborne operation at Juliet Drop Zone in Pordenone, Italy, Jan. 13, 2015.
Career
Transitioning Can Be A Lot More Work Than You Think
There are several ways to set yourself up for a successful military transition, but they require a lot of hard work on your part.