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Book Review of Once Upon A Town: The Miracle Of The North Platte Canteen

I love history. I love the obscure. I love the United States of America. Imagine my delight when I found a book that meets all three of those categories, and does so in a non-fiction narrative that will choke you … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To All Veterans. #EndVetSuicide

Let me preface this with a simple statement and then a warning: I am not, nor do I claim to be, a veteran of any combat action that the United States government recognizes. I am not a holder of the … Continue reading

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A Veteran’s Day Unlike Any Other For The Last 30 Years.

I’ve been writing about Ranger 12 for several years. Some posts drew more views than others. Here are two: Bangles On The Radio, Reagan In The White House, Memorial Services Back Home & I Stopped At The Spot Bar For … Continue reading

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Small Spaces Contain Great Patriots.

Each year on Memorial Day, I try to touch on the experiences of my fellow veterans in remembering our friends, comrades, neighbors, uncles, cousins, and fine citizens who have given their all in service to this nation. Memorial Day is … Continue reading

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The Oath Never Expires.

One of the things that most veterans agree on, is that the oath of office/enlistment never expires. I remember mine, and it didn’t have any clause that said, “And this commitment expires five years from today unless you re-enlist.” That’s … Continue reading

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