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New Orleans is pretty cool: Days 1 +2

Friday morning, I was up bright and early to head off to New Orleans. Easter 2014- New Orleans with my Dad and brother. My amazing twin is a Marine in the Marine Corps Band of New Orleans (1 of 10 in the country). 491 more words


Afghanistan Today, the GWOT Hotspot (The Afghanistan Scandal 4-23-14-Wed. (252 days to go)

252 days to go for US troops in Afghanistan before they are all out of there by 31 December 2014.

The story at link #1 describes the role players MARSOC (Special Operations Marines) is hiring to train for future operations. 80 more words


Challenge Coins

           We all have small tokens that remind us of days past. For most people, I would venture to say that said memories are contained in a picture. 318 more words

Blog writing: Real estate

I haven’t posted any examples of real estate writing to this point, but I’ve done quite a lot of it, and here’s why: My wife Beth is a Re/Max real estate agent and she has a blog, pinellasnewsboy.com. 912 more words

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Operation Appreciation: Join the Red Cross in Saluting Those Who Sacrifice So Much

An often quoted survey conducted in 2010 by Blue Star Families, a national nonprofit network of military families, showed that 92 percent of military family members felt that the general public didn’t fully understand the sacrifices made by military men and women and their loved ones. 359 more words

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U.S. Special Forces struggle with record number of suicides

I wasn’t happy to see this story come across my radar.

U.S. Special Forces struggle with record number of suicides.

The U.S. has almost 60,000 service members across the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations commands and the article lists two primary reasons the suicides are so high: 157 more words

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