Category Archives: USA

My Respects

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Pilot’s remains returned

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Deborah Crosby touched her father’s flag-draped casket as her three brothers hugged her in a tearful embrace on the tarmac at the San Diego airport Friday – ending a more than half century search to find … Continue reading

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The Frozen Chosin

Sorry about this post getting bounced around. I originally thought I had it scheduled for 1900 hrs (7 PM) but accidentally scheduled it for 7 AM. When I saw what I did I said fuck it and scheduled it for … Continue reading

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The South’s Gonna Do It Again

A few days ago I ran into an old friend, an historian, who started in on the Partisan. “I’ve lived all my life in the South,” he grumbled, “but I don’t see what makes Southern life so wonderful that you … Continue reading

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SFC Jerry M. Shriver

I “met” SFC Jerry Shriver through a few books and ordered a a POW/MIA bracelet, only specifying that they send me a bracelet for a California soldier. Imagine my surprise when they sent me one for SFC Shriver. When I … Continue reading

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LTG Hal Moore dead at 94

LTG Hal Moore has passed away last night at age 94. He served his country with distinction and valor for over 32 years during the wars in Korea and Vietnam where he was immortalized as a Battalion Commander of the … Continue reading

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Mattis’ plan to fix the military

Secretary of Defense James Mattis has issued his initial campaign plan for rebuilding America’s military, pursuant to a presidential directive signed January 27. If Congress provides necessary funding, the Mattis plan would reverse a steady erosion of the joint force’s … Continue reading

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Will it be Gorsuch?

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump plans to announce his pick for the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday night and one of the leading contenders is Judge Neil Gorsuch, a fourth-generation Coloradan and conservative jurist who has written against euthanasia and … Continue reading

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A Man of his Word

President Trump plans to sign executive orders Wednesday enabling construction of his proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and targeting cities where local leaders refuse to hand over illegal immigrants for deportation, according to White House officials familiar with the … Continue reading

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A small step, but it sends a message

Donald Trump will not be ‘El Presidente,’ judging from the website his White House launched on Friday. The new whitehouse.gov, unlike the online home of the Obama administration, has no Spanish-language content. Visiting the old White House website address for … Continue reading

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The meek and mild dentist

On the morning of July 7, 1944, Captain Ben L. Salomon of the U.S. Army’s 105th Infantry, commissioned as a dentist, single-handedly held off a fierce attack of an overwhelming force of Japanese soldiers in order to allow sufficient time … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To The Present Powers That Be

A group of us decided we were going to list the steps necessary to address some grievances that we (and pretty much most of the people I know) have with decisions that have been implemented in the name of “The … Continue reading

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Last mission

KARNACK, Texas — Cecil Hollingshead survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. During ensuing World War II, he worked with companies manufacturing aircraft for the military. After the war, he was an engineer for 45 years … Continue reading

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To every Veteran out there

I want to thank each and every one of you Vets out there that served, especially the wartime Vets. I have no fancy meme, no Patriotic pictures, no fancy verse, only the words from my heart. Some of you went … Continue reading

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LTC Gene Gunter

Eugene B. “Gene” Gunter, Jr., age 83, passed away peacefully at his home at North Topsail Island on Tuesday, November 1st after an extended illness. He was born in 1933 in Hamlet, NC the only son of the late Eugene … Continue reading

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Oregon standoff – All defendants found NOT GUILTY

Update at 4:10 p.m.: All defendants found not guilty. Update: The jury reported to the court Thursday afternoon that it has reached consensus on all but one charge. The jury sent a note to the judge that members have “exhausted … Continue reading

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Bob Hoover, 1/24/22 – 10/25/16

A little over 2 years ago I posted this pretty cool picture and was immediately informed by about half my readers that it was Bob Hoover. Strangely enough, I had never heard of the man but I got educated real … Continue reading

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America’s river basins

A stunning new map shows the complex network of rivers and streams in the contiguous United States. Created by Imgur user Fejetlenfej, a geographer and GIS analyst with a ‘lifelong passion for beautiful maps,’ it highlights the massive expanse of … Continue reading

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On This Day

A Morning of Remembrance, please. I’ll resume the day’s postings after noon, okay?

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School’s Flag ban reversed

A South Carolina high school has reversed a ban on students bringing US flags to football games after a furious backlash. Travelers Rest High School stopped students carrying the stars and stripes from getting in to sporting events, fearing the … Continue reading

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