Tag Archives: military

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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Life and Death, Duty and Loss

My wife and I started our day by meeting with several family members and friends at a charity breakfast to raise funds for the Gold Star Moms organization. Gold Star Moms have all lost a child who died in service … Continue reading

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