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From a sea of Red to oceans of Pink

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From a sea of Red to oceans of Pink

This is the third of a five-part series on my experiences and observations of the 58th Inauguration for President of the United States. The other posts will be: Good intent gone very wrong | Escape from D.C. The first two posts were: Excitement in the Air and A quiet calm before the storm On Friday…

Excitement in the Air

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Excitement in the Air

This is the first of a five-part series on my experiences and observations of the 58th Inauguration for President of the United States.  The other posts will be: A quiet calm before the storm | From a sea of Red to oceans of Pink | Good intent gone very wrong | Escape from D.C. From the moment I…

Simple acts that give hope

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Simple acts that give hope

It doesn’t take much. It doesn’t take a house or a parade, or even the ability to throw out the first pitch at a ballgame. This was costly for someone, but the anonymous donation to just help a guy out is an awesome testament to the true patriotism, love and appreciation of this country. Along…

Why we celebrate Memorial Day

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Why we celebrate Memorial Day

It it clear that the last 15 years of constant combat for our military has brought about a new perception of what Memorial Day is about. For years growing up as a military brat, as a peace-time soldier, then a combat veteran myself and then back to being a peace-time soldier again that Memorial Day…

Looking to fight ISIS as part of your New Year’s Resolution?

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Looking to fight ISIS as part of your New Year’s Resolution?

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Happy Veteran’s Day Message from Nick Palmisciano and Ranger Up

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Happy Veteran’s Day Message from Nick Palmisciano and Ranger Up

There have been several good friends of mine writing what Veteran’s Day means to them today for this blog. I know Nick is super-busy so I didn’t bother in asking him to write something, but as always he went above and beyond and did a video that is better than writing a post. He didn’t…

Old Blue- What does Veteran’s Day mean to me?

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Old Blue- What does Veteran’s Day mean to me?

  I feel tremendously privileged to be a veteran.  By that, I mean that I’ve been privileged to have the opportunity to serve, and to serve in the capacities that I have.  I’m not special.  There are millions like me.  There are millions of others who have never had the opportunity to serve.  Those who…

Shard-What Veteran’s Day means to me

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Shard-What Veteran’s Day means to me

  My dear friend and fellow Veteran Bouhammer, asked me to express what Veterans Day means to me. Well, in a word; Blessed. God blessed me to be born American. So it, Veterans Day, means everything. No Veterans, no freedom. Period. A heavy price / sacrifice was paid for me to live the life I have…

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