Veterans Day: Saluting All Who Served – 2014 Poster! My prayer is that all of us will remember to give thanks for the blessings of freedom and peace we enjoy.
Military | Veterans
Unconfirmed rumors of Bagdadhi’s wounding or even death have been running rampant all week end.
I was listening to Condi Rice comment on the liberal use of the race card and was taken by her statement, “I’ve been black all my life.
Organizations like the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) remind us that pacifism, while erring in the right direction, does not necessarily bring peace.
Finally, the President stepped to the fore and did the right thing. In two actions actually. Dropping relief supplies to the stranded Christians and striking the ISIS forces. I could be snarky about a lot of this, but I’ll leave it at he finally did something constructive. I could add a lot of other things […]
‘They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.’ From the poem ‘For the Fallen’ by Laurence Binyon
“Lord, bid war’s trumpet cease; Fold the whole earth in peace.” Oliver Wendell Holmes Veterans Day: Honoring All Who Served… Raw: Pres Obama Lays Wreath at Arlington Today, in America, we honor the armed service men and women who put country before self. Veterans Day, also known as Remembrance Day or Armistice Day; is a […]
A few days ago we convoyed up to what is to be the Super Bowl of our missions. Whitehouse, as the Patrol Base is named, is where we are to build two HLZ’s from scratch. Moving even further north has seemed to up the potential for enemy contact. We are up with 3rd reconnaissance battalion and 1st battalion, 6th Marine regiment, […]
Today the wind is blowing in just the right direction to present me with the lovely aroma of burning excrement. Yes, out here away from the lovely invention of plumbing and septic systems lies the land of burning pits of poo. This is our way of continuing our “doodies” without creating disease and plague. Some may not find this topic […]
flight deck of an aircraft carrier This is based on a factual story told me: “I worked the flight deck. Lots of us had to, and it was a job! We had to get the planes ready, then when they came back, we had to make sure they landed OK, and it was dangerous then […]