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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 …Read More

Some time in 1942, a lone Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk bearing the 260 Squadron “HS” squadron code and the aircraft letter “B” settled down over a wide and remote expanse of North African sand desert called Al Wadi al Jadid. Perhaps …Read More

By Capt. Richard Barker, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs , and SGT Daniel Schroeder, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs. Photo Credit: Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Summer M. Anderson (Photo from 2007) CAMP DWYER, Afghanistan (June 1, …Read More

By GEN Anthony Zinni This is a great speech by GEN (ret) Anthony Zinni about his generation. It’s definitely worth the read.  Click here for the speech. Courtesy of Blackfive. Loyal Subscribers!  We need some help.  The purpose of our …Read More

Occasionally, I venture back to one or another military post, where I’m greeted by an imposing security guard who looks carefully at my identification card, hands it back and says, “Have a good day, Sir!” Every time I go back …Read More

For those of you who are historical buffs and movie buffs, this video is a classic.  The subscriber who submitted the features comments, “This film is believed to have never been seen before, and to be the only shots of …Read More

John Wayne would have celebrated his 105th birthday this year.  “He was born on May 26, 1907 in Winterset, Iowa, weighing 13 pounds. His birthplace is a museum, and a few years ago I took my son Brandon to visit …Read More

A mid-air collision on February 1, 1943 between a B-17 and a German fighter over the Tunis dock area became the subject of one of the most famous photographs of World War II. An enemy fighter attacking a 97th Bomb …Read More

A week ago marked the 68th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1444. Today’s feature is a YouTube video of WW II: Rare Color Film: D-DAY: June 5TH 1944 Click here for the video. Should you want more video of this …Read More

Our submitting subscriber comments, “A valued and newly acquired Navy veteran friend that I met in Florida supplied this message and the videos that are included.  The videos contain the best depiction and description of Lindbergh’s historical feat that I …Read More