Return to Makin Island…

This happened in 1999, and is the story of the Marines going back to Makin Island in the Gilbert Islands to recover the 19 Marines from the Second Marine Raider Battalion that were killed and buried on the island after … Continue reading

A couple of things…

A friend sent me this… Imagine my surprise recently when I picked up a copy of the Wall Street Journal here in Japan, to find a photo of two Vietnamese former army personnel standing in front of a sculpture in … Continue reading

On the road (again)…

Oklahoma IS okay!!! An update from Oklahoma. The state law passed , 37 to 9 (had a few liberals in the mix), an amendment to place the Ten Commandments on the front entrance to the state capitol. The feds in … Continue reading

A little light stuff…

Since I fly a lot, a friend sent me this compilation that was done for one day of flights… Everybody is used to seeing the US covered with aircraft everyday, but what about the rest of the world??? Enjoy 24 … Continue reading

Can somebody ‘splain this???

Now I’m not gonna say I’m a little skeptical, but…The Administration has fired the CEO of GM, are they now telling GM to dump Pontiac and fire 21,000 people? What is going on behind the scenes that we are NOT … Continue reading

When the music stopped…

From a friend on the pointy end, from LSA Anaconda, Iraq…For those unaware, the National Anthem is played before every showing in a military motion picture theater. At a recent movie, in the large auditorium, we stood up and snapped … Continue reading

Random Stuff, part 392…

Well, I think we skipped straight from winter to summer… 92 in Northern Virginia today, and I’m finally getting around to the spring house cleaning. I KNEW I should have paid for a maid service… I HATE doing windows! sigh… … Continue reading

ARRGGGHHHHH!!!

I had a frothing at the mouth post ready to go over the crap going on in DC, but it didn’t save, and I’ve calmed down considerably since I vented on it… Instead, a little light stuff for your enjoyment… … Continue reading

The Rest of the Story…

This was waiting in my inbox at work this morning, from a source I know well, and is pretty damning. It also proves I was wrong on my post on Easter that the Lightbringer actually made a decision… sigh…1. BHO … Continue reading

A credible threat???

I snuck home for the weekend, and managed to grab lunch today with a friend in law enforcement in East Texas. We were discussing the DHS memo and out of the blue he told me something that really concerned me- … Continue reading