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A Brief History of Memorial Day

A Brief History of Memorial Day

The American Civil War ended on April 9th, 1865, and approximately 13 months later, the first observance of Memorial Day occurred. It began as women visited the graves of their...

A Brief History of Memorial Day

The American Civil War ended on April 9th, 1865, and approximately 13 months later, the first observance of Memorial Day occurred. It began as women visited the graves of their...

The Real Life Forrest Gump

The Real Life Forrest Gump

My wife and I were visiting the Vietnam Wall memorial early one morning with plans to grab a few photos.  I was taking in the sights and emotions, listening in...

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The Real Life Forrest Gump

My wife and I were visiting the Vietnam Wall memorial early one morning with plans to grab a few photos.  I was taking in the sights and emotions, listening in...

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Project 100,000 - The government's 1960's program to send low-IQ troops to war

Project 100,000 - The government's 1960's progr...

Project 100,000, also known as McNamara's 100,000, McNamara's Folly, McNamara's Morons, and McNamara's Misfits, was a controversial 1960s program by the United States Department of Defense to recruit soldiers who...

Project 100,000 - The government's 1960's progr...

Project 100,000, also known as McNamara's 100,000, McNamara's Folly, McNamara's Morons, and McNamara's Misfits, was a controversial 1960s program by the United States Department of Defense to recruit soldiers who...

The Battle For Corregidor

The Battle For Corregidor

The drop at Corregidor began at 8:30 AM on February 16, 1945. In two lifts, 82 C-47’s of the 54th Troop Carrier Wing carried 2,050 men of the 503rd from...

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The Battle For Corregidor

The drop at Corregidor began at 8:30 AM on February 16, 1945. In two lifts, 82 C-47’s of the 54th Troop Carrier Wing carried 2,050 men of the 503rd from...

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Bad Leadership - A Look In Retrospect

Bad Leadership - A Look In Retrospect

I recently asked you all for input on what things you think make for a "bad leader".  I took your comments, added my own thoughts, and this is the result. ...

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Bad Leadership - A Look In Retrospect

I recently asked you all for input on what things you think make for a "bad leader".  I took your comments, added my own thoughts, and this is the result. ...

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Money

Money

Money.  It makes the world go round.  I want to share my thoughts and things I have learned as an enlisted Soldier. Surviving on an E1 paycheck was tough in...

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Money

Money.  It makes the world go round.  I want to share my thoughts and things I have learned as an enlisted Soldier. Surviving on an E1 paycheck was tough in...

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