Finally, a little recognition!!!

PSA- For all the veterans that did not retire out of the military! VA Announces Rollout and Application Process for New Veterans ID Card WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the application process for … Continue reading

Sigh…

A great Veteran’s weekend! Fun’s over, now it’s back to reality… Dammit… Great time at the National Museum of the Pacific War at Fredricksburg, TX. It was even more special in that Rich, one of my readers, actually gave myself … Continue reading

Worth the read…

Article by: Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center  Forget the Syrian Civil War for a moment. Even without the Sunnis and Shiites competing to give each other machete haircuts every sunny morning, there would still be … Continue reading

Never Forget…

0937, September 11,  2001… This picture, to me, epitomizes the Pentagon’s response… 184 lives were lost that day. The benches face in opposite directions for a reason. If they face west, the bench memorializes those who were on AA Flt … Continue reading

Input needed…

Okay folks, I’d like your feedback here… I’m putting a short story in the Calexit Anthology and it’s the backstory of Captain Mike James. The initial feedback from the alpha readers was WAY too much jargon… So… I’ve rewritten it … Continue reading

I got nothing…

So you get another video. Actually this one is pretty funny… Marines… sigh… Leatherneck Lifestyle Presents a Weird and Hilarious USMC Moto Video from Leatherneck Lifestyle on Vimeo. They definitely have a few screws loose… Just sayin… It would have … Continue reading

The ultimate beer run…

I know ‘we’ did some crazy stuff, but this one tops ALL of ours… That one wins, hands down! 🙂 h/t Mack … Continue reading

50 years ago this week…

The USS Forrestal almost became the biggest single loss of life in the Vietnam conflict… I still remember seeing a longer version of this in boot camp, and wondering what they hell I’d gotten myself into… A rocket fired across … Continue reading

Finally, PA gets it’s act together…

Military fakers in Pennsylvania may want to consider a change of station. The state has passed stolen valor legislation that will make impersonating a service member or veteran, or wearing unearned military decorations, a third-degree misdemeanor if it’s done “with intent to obtain money, property … Continue reading

Dazzle paint…

Haven’t done one of these in a while, but I went down a rathole doing some research, so you get a post with pictures… LOL Determining the range, size, heading, and speed of a ship at sea, before radar was … Continue reading