The REAL 1%…

This came over the transom via e-mail late this evening… I believe this is BZ‘s Congressman, but in any case, I’m 1000% behind what he has to say… By Buck McKeon… In parks and city squares across the nation, America’s … Continue reading

An "Unusual" .45…

Good friend of mine sent this via email… One of the techs he works with told a story about his wife’s late father, who was a marine in the battle of Iwo Jima, had brought back his pistol from the … Continue reading

Happy 235th Birthday…

Happy Birthday US Navy! Today the Navy celebrates 235 years of tradition unmarred by progress as we used to say… Well, not really… 🙂 The Navy continues to meet new and evolving challenges in an ever changing world environment, often … Continue reading

THE INCREDIBLY STUPID ONE…

I was going to write about what’s going on around us right now, but everything I put on paper was negative, so I decided to put something positive up… Most if not all of you have probably never heard of … Continue reading

The Rest of the Story…

We’ve all, well most of us, have seen the movie, The Bridges at Toko-Ri. Many people do not know the ‘backstory’ of what really happened, nor how James Michener came to write the story in the first place… Here then … Continue reading

Perspectives…

With no disrespect intended to the Jackson family, this reveals the shallowness of our value system in this country. This puts things into perspective: While the focus today, tomorrow and for the next God-knows-how-many-days will be the death of a … Continue reading

USS Grunion (SS216) Identified…

On October 1, 2008, Commander, Submarine Forces Pacific Fleet, Rear Adm. Douglas McAneny announced that a sunken vessel off the coast of the Aleutian Islands is in fact the World War II submarine USS Grunion (SS 216). 66 years after … Continue reading

Daddy’s Poem…

Since school is restarting now, I thought this would be appropriate, since there will be kids missing their fathers again this year, who gave their lives in service to our country. Daddy’s poem- Author unknown from Fay T. Her hair … Continue reading

9 Warriors…

Please drop over the QandO and read 9 Warriors. This is the rest of the story about what happened to the Third Herd last month in Afganistan…h/t McQ … Continue reading