Blog posts : "military"


November 6, 2017

This article is not political in any way. It is a Veterans Day tribute to my brothers and sisters who have fought and often died for our country for over 240 years. Your bravery has occurred on American soil during the Revolution and the War of 1812 and on numerous foreign battlefields around the wo…

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June 9, 2016


They are called the “Greatest Generation”; they are the Americans who survived the Great Depression, and fought an epic war on two fronts to defeat the German Nazis, the Italian Fascists, and the Imperial Army of Japan to reclaim freedom for countries from Europe to the Pacific. In my popular …

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January 2, 2014

They are extraordinary Americans. It is said that they sign a blank check to their country and their countrymen pledging that they will give their all, up to and including their lives, to defend the American way of life and their fellow Americans. They are the men and women who are currently serving or have previously served in the armed forces of the United States. They take an oath to “protect and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, both foreign and domestic” and they always live by that oath.


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Calling All Military Veterans

October 2, 2012

An unknown song writer once wrote these words: “A veteran is a man or woman who at one point in their life wrote a blank check payable up to and including their life.” The check was payable to the people of the United States of America and to make sure we were understood we took an oath that said “I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic…”


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November 8, 2011

            Members of the U.S. Military are calling it the “Doomsday Scenario” and that is a completely accurate assessment of what is about to occur on November 23rd of this year. Unless something changes in the next two weeks that day will mark the beginning of the end of the Unit…

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December 19, 2010

Last year at this time I posted an article on this blog titled “A Christmas Story: 1944”. It is a story about the Christmas Eve my father spent in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. The story is in the older posts of the blog.

            My Dad was in the 87th C…

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August 18, 2010

         Two weeks ago I posted an article on my blog concerning the attacks by the left on our right to vote. One of the things I mentioned was the attempt by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to limit the voting rights of our brave men and women serving overseas in the military. I pointed out that h…

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November 9, 2009

As another Veteran’s Day approaches I am taking a break from writing about the challenges to our Constitution to offer a personal “Thank You” to those men and women who have defended our Constitution and continue to do so. I have the distinct honor to be a member of a family that has had someone ser…

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