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It had been a rough flight home after a long deployment. I was tired. I didn’t make it too long after a warm meal before I fell into a deep dreamless sleep. 1,447 more words



The sun kissed the dew

the birds chirped a melody

welcoming dawn

alas I will never see another dawn

The hands that held the rifle… 86 more words


Fury (2014) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : A gritty, violent World War II movie we’ve seen it before

 “Fury” is full of grimes and guts to show us that war is indeed hell, and it surely has gritty, violent, and bloody moments to make us cringe. 987 more words


Leno plays hero...

Comedian Jay Leno took a wounded warrior for  a ride  in a muscle car,  then gave it to him.

That makes up for his  wimping out… 18 more words

'The Nature of War' by Story Corps

A real story about the affect of war on citizens, particularly children, the latest from previously featured Story Corps.


Former Major General Michael Harrison: Orient Shield

Former Major General Michael Harrison spent thirty-four years in the United States Army before retiring from active duty in October 2014.

“I learned the value of both responsibility and accountability,” he says, as he reflects on his long military experience. 234 more words

Major General Michael Harrison

Military Parade in PyongYang

Taken in september 2013 during a military parade for the DPRK anniversary in PyongYang, North Korea.