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An Air Force Mailman?

posted by goquin

HURRYING TO MY PLEBE CHEMISTRY CLASS at West Point, I noticed a tactical officer in my regiment coming the other way, white gym bag over his shoulder.  He was an Air Force captain, and his blue uniform stood out amid […]

Chaplains Create Questions

posted by goquin

OUR RESERVE CHAPLAINS UNIT was training with a Navy landing-craft unit at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center pier at the same time a Navy divers unit was embarking for a mission in Lake Michigan. Just before the divers’ boat left, […]

The Ultimate Foxhole

posted by goquin

ON BIVOUAC in basic training at Fort Lewis, Wash., each of us had to dig a foxhole. It was supposed to be deep and narrow, but as I attempted to do it justice, mine got deeper and wider. The commanding officer […]

Tactic for Jumping the Queue

posted by goquin

WAITING TO HAVE a physical at the base hospital in Cherry Point, N.C., I overheard a Marine Corps warrant officer try unsuccessfully to get the medical personnel to issue him new eyeglasses without an appointment.  Just then, a two-star general came […]

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

Taylor Morris of the Army Special Forces
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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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