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                            Sgt. William Stacey joined the Marines in January 2007, and completed a total of five deployments. He was scheduled to return home from his final deployment […]

Following is a post I did 4 years ago on Veterans’ Day.  Since most of my readers are new, it’s worth repeating, and even if you read it when first posted, I don’t flatter myself that you’ve remembered it for […]

American flags, patriotic flowers, cut-out footballs bearing Chesterton High School No. 54 and a sign reading, “Heaven needed a hero, God only takes the best,” adorned the front door of the home where Army Spc. James Butz was raised. Carrie […]

I am not in the business of reviewing movies, but I just watched one that you should all see.  The name of the movie is “Lifted“ and It is a special film.  NOTE:  It is the movie “Lifted” that was released […]

Found this poem on a Facebook page called “Seal of Honor” and thought I’d share it with you. Please remember to pray for all of our brave men and women who are putting it on the line every day…and don’t […]

As I’ve mentioned previously, I came into adulthood during the Vietnam War.   I was never one of those glorious, glamorized free-spirit hippies who seem to epitomize the sixties and early seventies these days.  Contrary to popular media presentation of that period […]

As the helicopters unloaded the young soldiers near a rice paddy in Vietnam, the enemy began to rain fire on them from three sides.  More than 30 young soldiers fell wounded in the opening minutes.  Heedless of the danger, one […]

When was the last time you thought about our troops?   Sadly, I believe there are many Americans who can go for days at a time without giving them a thought. Take a few minutes out of your day and […]

To all of you who posted such encouraging comments about SSGT Lucas, thank you. I just found this video on Leon Lucas Jr’s Facebook page.  It explains who he was and what he was about, and explains how everyone can […]

America has lost so many of our brightest and best.   There are those who are of the opinion that the only people who join the military are those who have no other options.  I believe this demonstrates a huge […]