So is this a holiday or what?

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release March 19, 2012 Presidential Proclamation — National Day of Honor NATIONAL DAY OF HONOR BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Nine years ago, members of the United States Armed Forces crossed the sands of the Iraq-Kuwait border and began

War is UGLY, that is why so few of us are willing to do it

I was originally going to write this for the blog, but decided against it as I didn’t want to bring any controversy over there. I am sure I will get some military-hating, unpatriotic and ignorant about combat people to comment on this. So to those people, feel free to comment. If you have seen

Providers pay final respect to fallen Soldier

JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq – Soldiers and Airmen gathered to pay their final respects to Sgt. William C. Spencer, at a fallen Soldier ceremony March 1 at the Joint Operations Center at Joint Base Balad, Iraq. Spencer, a gunner with G Company, 106th Brigade Support Battalion, 155th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary),