Tag Archives: military

Thank You

Thank you to all who put themselves in harm’s way to protect others, and thank you to their families for the sacrifices made so others can remain safe and free. With Love from a Grateful Man, Russ   Advertisements

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Brian and our 38th Wedding Anniversary

  I confused a lot of people by the way I wrote my post about our son’s promotion ceremony. Brian was the son being promoted. Our other son Ben was there to ┬áhonor him. I apologize for the confusion. Above … Continue reading

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Wanna Try Again?

Humor for those having a rough day: The General wanted to test gate security, and knowing that guards were currently under orders to shoot to kill if a car didn’t stop, he zoomed through the front gate, past the guard, … Continue reading

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Doggone Good News!

I just read the following and hope it is true: AS OF TUESDAY , DEC 4, A BILL HAS BEEN PASSED BY THE US HOUSE AND SENATE THAT DECLARES THAT OUR MILITARY WORKING DOGS OF ALL BREEDS WILL NO LONGER … Continue reading

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“A Heart Like A Stormy Sea”

As I just read the phrase “a heart like a stormy sea” in the interesting article below, this came to me: A Heart Like A Stormy Sea He had a heart like a stormy sea Crashing and pounding on rocky … Continue reading

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In Remembrance

A friend and his two sons were part of a group of 250 Boy Scouts who devoted part of their day at local the national cemetary today to plant little flags on the graves of the many men and women … Continue reading

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What A Great Idea!

I am often touched when I see “Welcome Home” video’s of mlitary servicepeople coming home from long deployments. I’ve just discovered a blog/site that is devoted to sharing such joyous moments with the world: WelcomeHomeBlog.com. What a great idea! To … Continue reading

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