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January 2012 Archives

Our Navy

posted by goquin

US Navy in Norway Our U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard Silent Drill Team was invited to compete in the International competition in Norway. The Navy competed against military units from all over NATO and won first place. I think when you […]

In the Clear

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During my time in the Navy, everyone was getting KP or guard duty except me. Not wanting to get in trouble, I asked the ensign why. “What’s your name?” he asked. “Michael Zyvoloski.” “That’s why. I can’t pronounce it, much […]

The Marine

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Military Heroes – U. S. Marine Corps The Marine The Union Tribune of San Diego launched a new tradition at the first of this year. Each Jan. 1, they will honor the Person of the Year, an individual or category […]

From Hangar to Liftoff

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From our subscriber:  This is the stuff you DON’T see.  Soon you won’t see it ever again so watch while you can. Note:  It is silent until the last few seconds. Click here for the video of Discovery’s last flight. […]

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Exclusive Trailer for SEAL TEAM SIX Released!
The death of Osama Bin Laden was a major occasion and a moment we will never forget. Now, the National Geographic Channel is hosting SEAL TEAM SIX: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden, a blockbuster film that takes you on the inside of that fateful day. This big budget movie was filmed for a theatrical rele

posted 3:39:27pm Oct. 10, 2012 | read full post »

Taylor Morris of the Army Special Forces
Military Heroes - U. S. Army Special Forces  Taylor Morris Taylor Morris learned at an early age he was hooked on the outdoors, adventurous, the middle of 4 children and always the last one inside for dinner at his home in Cedar Falls, Iowa. His mother Juli recalled, "Our family took a campin

posted 10:00:28am Jun. 29, 2012 | read full post »

Ed Freeman, One of God's Own Lunatics
As many of you know, I was a helicopter pilot in VietNam and flew Hueys.  I did fly MediVac missions.  I could not resist featuring Ed Freeman.  What an individual!  Cpt. Otis Here’s the feature: You're a 19 year old kid.  You're critically wounded, and dying in the jungle in the Ia D

posted 10:00:23am Jun. 29, 2012 | read full post »

A Man and His Bear
During Operation Desert Storm, I was a legislative affairs officer for Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf. Often I was required to transport gifts, sent to him from patriotic Americans, from Washington, D.C., to his home base in Florida. On one trip I "escorted" a four-foot teddy bear dressed in fatigues with

posted 10:00:00am Jun. 29, 2012 | read full post »

True Heroes from 9/11
THESE OLD WONDERFUL FACES SAY IT ALL......... These are the surviving dogs that worked the trade center that are still alive (as of September, 2011) but retired, they are heroes too.  Their eyes say everything you need to know about them.   Just amazing creatures! Click here for the story a

posted 10:00:58am Jun. 27, 2012 | read full post »


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