No words…

This is simply amazing… 18 years to build it, and it flies!!! … Continue reading

Fun times!!!

Took a trip down to Fort Worth yesterday to meet up with an old friend and take in the Vintage Flying Museum (he volunteers there). If you’re expecting the ‘normal’ museum experience, this one isn’t for you. It is a … Continue reading

We made it through the 4th!!!

Good food, good friends, more fireworks, and I’m wore out. Go read the folks on the sidebar while I get my act together! Apparently the Blues and Thunderbirds were BOTH in Kansas City for the airshow yesterday, but didn’t perform … Continue reading

TBT…

Back in the day, we had to maintain qualifications to not only fly as crew on the P-3s, but the entire crew wanted to be ‘Alpha’ status crew… This was my crew hat from 1976-77 deployment to Misawa, JA. You … Continue reading

Words…

They mean things… How we interpret them depends on what our experiences are… I’ve talked about this before, about ‘Navy Blue’ being the ONLY color you see. The author is unknown, but definitely on the money as far as I’m … Continue reading

Midway and D-Day…

Two years almost to the day apart, but signal events in the US and allied conduct of WWII… The battle of Midway was joined after these gents found the Japanese Fleet 700 miles from Midway on 3 June 1942… They … Continue reading

Memorial Day…

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War … Continue reading

If you can spare a few minutes…

This is well worth watching if you can spare 7 minutes. MSGT Roy Benavidez on our flag and country. You can read more about MSGT Benavidez HERE at Black Rifle Coffee. I cannot begin to imagine what he would have … Continue reading

TBT…

We’re coming up on Memorial Day, and I found that quite a few folks didn’t know this about coins on headstones (specifically military headstones)… The tradition of leaving coins on the headstones of military men and women can be traced … Continue reading

Too funny…

How much to ‘rent’ the Blue Angels for a wedding??? Hehehe, talk about ‘perfect timing’… The rest of the story is HERE.  BLUF, no the Blues aren’t for rent/don’t do weddings (intentionally)… 🙂   … Continue reading