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The Time America Forgot

The Time America Forgot

by: john harrison

Finally my war was over. That plane was so quiet on takeoff, but when those wheels came up, pandemonium reigned. 2,420 more words

Vietnam

D - Day Thoughts

Our visit to the museum at The Eagle’s Nest in Berchtesgaden a couple of years ago transported me to the year 1944-1945 when the world was at war and the powers of good and evil hung precariously in the balance. 318 more words

The Mighty Endeavor

Prologue:

Seventy-two years ago, night before last a Royal Air Force Group Captain delivered a weather briefing to an obscure American general. The general had an operation planned and the weather was very iffy. 2,119 more words

Faith

Scenes I Love: Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers is a 10-episode series from HBO that should be shown to every school kid across the nation.

I don’t subscribe to the notion that the youth of today have become lazy, too dependent on their electronics and don’t appreciate what the generations before have accomplished (though they’re more than willing to point out how past generations have ruined their future). 225 more words

TV

Some Gave All

The American Revolution, The War of 1812,  The Mexican-American War, The Civil War, The Spanish-American War, The Moro Rebellion, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, the Kosovo War,  the War in Afghanistan, The War in Iraq, the War on ISIL. 343 more words

General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Army announced the following assignments:

Maj. Gen. Richard D. Clarke, commanding general, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to vice director, strategic plans and policy, J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, District of Columbia. 312 more words

Department Of Defense

Statement by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on Lt. Gen. Thomas Waldhauser

I want to congratulate Lt. Gen. Thomas Waldhauser on his nomination to serve as commander, U.S. Forces AFRICOM, and his promotion, if approved by… 155 more words

Department Of Defense