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Book Review: Second to the Last to Leave, USS Arizona 12.7.41 The Lauren F. Bruner Story

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Book Review: Second to the Last to Leave, USS Arizona 12.7.41 The Lauren F. Bruner Story

PREFACE-I have read tons of books in my life, and have written many reviews on this blog and several others. In all the reviews I have written, I have never had such a hard time to write one. But then again, I have also never read a book like this, that had such a profound…

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Calling all Veteran Authors

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Calling all Veteran Authors

If you are a vet and you are, or want to write a book this may be the place for you, http://www.BooksByVeterans.com. This has been started by two very close friends and as someone who knows many veteran authors and knows a lot more who would like to be authors but they aren’t sure how to…

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The right thing to do

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The right thing to do

  Jason Amerine is the poster child for Quiet Professional, Hero, Patriot, Duty, Honor, Country and above all, Self-less Service. Jason is also someone I consider a friend outside of all of that. I first wrote about Jason on this blog at http://bouhammer.com/2010/02/book-review-the-only-thing-worth-dying-for/ when I did a book review of Eric Blehm’s book The Only Thing…

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Outlaw Platoon, Part II

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Outlaw Platoon, Part II

I have already posted my review of Sean’s book Outlaw Platoon and put up the first special trailer that NRA’s Life of Duty put together. Here is the second part of that series they have produced. If you haven’t read the book yet, I hope this video along with the first and the soon to…

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Book Review: Outlaw Platoon

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Book Review: Outlaw Platoon

The book is a must-read if you want a first-hand account of what combat was like in Afghanistan when there was only one Army Combat Brigade in all of the country trying to bring the fight to the enemy. During that time we felt and were correct in our feelings when we called ourselves the…

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A book I would like to review

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A book I would like to review

I get lots of books sent to me, unsolicited and free of charge to read and write reviews on. I have a stack of them next to my bed that I am trying to get through. However I hope I get this one. I think I would move this to the top of the stack….

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Book Review: The Lions of Kandahar

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Book Review: The Lions of Kandahar

Thanks to the many hours of personal time spent blogging, I have been lucky enough to have publishers and authors send me books to read and review. I have a stack of them next to my bed and I usually spend at least a few minutes every day reading. Some are good and some are…

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Video portrayal of David Bellavia’s actions in Iraq

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I found this video today thanks to David himself. I had no idea that someone had created a re-enactment of one of his actions in Iraq in 2004. Not just any action but the one for which he was and still is recommended for the Medal of Honor. David is a friend and I am…

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