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Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes Henry Ossian Flipper was the first African-American West Point graduate—not in 1970, or 1950, or even in 1930, but in the Class of 1877.     Henry was born a slave in Georgia in … Read the rest

When life gets busy so does Holmes, but don’t worry, he’ll be back soon with more of his foreign affairs analysis and biting sarcasm. In the meantime, I thought I’d lighten things up a bit after that intense and important … Read the rest

By Jay Holmes Five members of the United States Army are facing Court Martial for the alleged murder of innocent civilians in Afghanistan. The facts of the case are not completely known to the Army itself, and I know even … Read the rest


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