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Sixty Three Years Young

The C130 and I are the same age; unlike this old fool, it is staying young at heart and learning new tricks.  It ain’t pretty, it is slow, but you know it is going to get you there. . .even … Continue reading

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Keelhauling?

Should the former Admiral be keelhauled?  Like the Officer in another service (I refuse to further acknowledge the service he served in as he dishonor the service all whom have worn it uniform since its founding at Tun’s Tavern) who … Continue reading

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Where is the Druming Out

Marine Officer foresacked his honor.   In the 1960s show Branded the uniform was stripped, the sword broken , and buttons cut off. Why not now?

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Some Thoughts on Russia

I am by no stretch of the imagination an expert on Russian history however, my limited studies lead me to several conclusions. Like many egomaniacs Putin wants to be feared, respected, and admired (started to write loved but not the … Continue reading

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As the drums were beaten to War

2016 marked the Centenary year of the Somme, a battle that took a million men off this place during a four month period.   Today marks our entry into World War I, on 2 April 1917, then President Woodrow Wilson … Continue reading

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More on World War I

Good article over at the Post on World War I.

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Participation Award

Just as dumb as the Combat Action Badge.

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