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A quiet calm before the storm

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A quiet calm before the storm

This is the second 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: From a sea of Red to oceans of Pink | Good intent gone very wrong | Escape from D.C. The first post was: Excitement in the Air After a…

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…

Happy Veteran’s Day 2016

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Happy Veteran’s Day 2016

  A VETERAN IS SOMEONE, WHO AT ONE POINT IN THEIR LIFE, WROTE A BLANK CHECK PAYABLE TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FOR AN AMOUNT UP TO, AND INCLUDING, THEIR LIFE. Thank you to all of my Brothers and Sisters, those that have served before me, with me and those serving today. There are…

9/11, some of us will truly Never Forget

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9/11, some of us will truly Never Forget

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…

The US Army did the right thing

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The US Army did the right thing

Who knows if it was Rep. Hunter (who is two for two on helping out soldiers being railroaded), the media pressure and publicity, or if there are truly leaders in the right places that care more about doing the hard right rather than the easy (politically correct) wrong. Either way, great news came out tonight…

The Story of Ed Byers Jr and why he is getting the MOH

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The Story of Ed Byers Jr and why he is getting the MOH

The video is of Ed Byers Jr. himself talking about the missing that has him being presented the Medal of Honor on Monday by President Obama. This is the story of Ed and of Nicholas Checque who made the ultimate sacrifice.  

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