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November 2011 Archives

To mail a big package of cookies to my two Air Force sons, both of whom were serving in Saudi Arabia, I was required to attach a label describing the contents. I carefully marked the box “Cookies” and sent it […]

I have been an adrenaline junkie for most of my life. I was first introduced to adrenaline to the extreme where it became an addiction my first month in country in the Nam. I was with the 1/5 and it […]

Military Heroes Military War Dogs Military war dogs took center stage . . . on Capitol Hill, where they were honored for their service.  During the course of their lifetimes, these dogs save an average of 150 lives, and their […]

U. S. Military Veterans Many of the Men in this video have given their lives in heroic action for their country and for the people of Afghanistan and Iraq. Several of these Men were awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. […]

Serving as a Marine recruiter in western North Carolina, I found a young man who met all the requirements and was ready to enlist. I explained the importance of being truthful on the application, and he began filling out his […]

I had the distinct honor and privilege of attending a Veterans’ Day Luncheon where Lt. Gen. Steve Hummer, U. S. Marine Corps, spoke on the state of the military, in particular the Marine Corps.  He graciously gave me a copy […]

On this Thanksgiving weekend, let us not forget how much we all have for which to be thankful. In My Seat Today’s feature is about the pilot who was supposed to be flying the airplane that hit the twin towers […]

While standing watch in the Coast Guard station in Juneau, Alaska, I got a call from the Navy in the nearby city of Adak. They had lost contact with one of their planes, and they needed the Coast Guard to […]

Military Heroes – U. S. Army SSG Robert B. “Brian” Cowdrey There is a special place in this world and the next for the healers.  This is especially true for a very special breed of healer. Those that truly know […]

Military Heroes – U. S. Army Joe Beimfohr Even though he’d been in the Army for ten years, Joe Beimfohr never knew war until he was sent to Iraq. A sergeant in a Calvary platoon, he led reconnaissance and security […]

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