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Happy Birthday Marines!

On November 10, 1775, a Corps of Marines (United States Marine Corps) was created by a resolution of the Continental Congress. Since that date, many thousand men have borne the name Marine. In memory of them, it is fitting that … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Marines

On November 10, 1775, a Corps of Marines (United States Marine Corps) was created by a resolution of the Continental Congress. Since that date, many thousand men have borne the name Marine. In memory of them, it is fitting that … Continue reading

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24 Notes That Tap Deep Emotions

Duty and Honor, in 24 Notes. I have played taps many times … too many times to count. The two times that are the most vivid in my mind are my grandfather’s funeral and my wife’s grandfather’s funeral. I remember … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day!

This is the second, out of five, Valentines Days where Beth and I have been together. The last one had a bit more hustle thought. We were preparing to move her and the boys back to Ohio while I finished … Continue reading

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On the War in Iraq …

… because I could not have said it any better Exit strategies are for wars that you don’t plan to win, and to win decisively.

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Happy Birthday Marines

On November 10, 1775, a Corps of Marines (United States Marine Corps) was created by a resolution of the Continental Congress. Since that date, many thousand men have borne the name Marine. In memory of them, it is fitting that … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day.

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No Women In Combat

Associated Press May 19, 2005 WASHINGTON – Women in the military would be barred from serving in direct ground combat roles, under a House bill that sets Defense Department policy and spending plans for the upcoming budget year. The House … Continue reading

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Base Closures

I have never paid attention to the base closure and realignment list until this year. The scary part is that I know where most of those places are. The second scariest thing is that my new home town stands to … Continue reading

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Forefathers

Colonel Truman W. Crawford was the epitome of what I do. He began his military career in the Army Air Corps which then formed the Air Force. After a brief hiatus from the military he returned to serve in the … Continue reading

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