Posts Tagged “The Sandbox”

The Sandbox wins award

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The book, The Sandbox, which was a selection of the best milblogs compiled by Garry Trudeau and David Stanford, has won a Gold Award in the Anthology Category from the Military Writers Society of America. I am extremely proud to be a member of the Society which allowed it to be eligible for the competition….

A good blog to read today

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My good friend who goes by RN Clara Hart sent me an Instant Message the other day to give me a heads up / warning about this blog post. She told me that it was about to go on the sandbox and with her knowing a little of what I have went through in the…

Get Proactive

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Yesterday a German NATO General called for 6000-7000 more troops in Afghanistan, and today our very own CJCS, Adm. Mike Mullen stated that his preference would be for 2 more additional combat maneuver brigades and an additional brigade for training forces. You can read it here, http://www.military.com/news/article/mullen-calls-for-afghan-troop-buildup.html A while back, the SecDef stated he was…

A blog that will make you mad

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As you know, I am a huge fan of The Sandbox website and all of the blogs that are featured on there. It is one of many blog sites that I try to check daily. There are many good blogs out there, but every once in a while I come across one that I must…

The Reason

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I Just wanted to drop a quick note to all and ask that you don’t forget the real reason for this long weekend. It is not about sales at Walmart or Lowe’s. It is to take a moment and remember all that have fallen in service to this country. Regardless if it was in the…

News about Monday book signing

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While checking out the ever-famous and highly successfull site concieved by my buddy JP, www.milblogging.com, I saw a link to an article about the book signing that I will be part of on Monday. I thought I would share it here for anyone that would like to read some more about it and the history…

Book Review Needed

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I have been actively pursuing many different outlets to try and get a professional book review of The Sandbox book. In order for it to really take off and get huge national coverage and attention, it really needs a professional review. So I have written Glen Beck, Bill O’Rielly, Good Morning America so far to…

Memorial Day 2008 activities

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Memorial Day 2008 will be a tad different this year. I, along with Owen (from the book-signing tour back in October, and a gentleman named Stefan Ralph who also had some blog entries in The Sandbox book will be participating in a Memorial Day parade in the town of Millbrook NY. Millbrook is a classic…

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