“Baltimore is the safest city I’ve lived in for the last ten years.” That is my first response to anyone who cites crime, drugs, and a failing city when questioning my decision to engage under-served neighborhoods in Baltimore City. To be fair, the other cities include Kandahar, Baghdad, Peshawar, and Islamabad (just to name a few), and represent seven years in the Army, three years as an Intelligence Consultant, and seven combat deployments.
"Operation Oliver--B.R. McDonald,"
Journal of Military Experience: Vol. 2
, Article 45.
Available at: http://encompass.eku.edu/jme/vol2/iss2/45