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A Veteran's Perspective: "Please don't thank me."

I don’t know if it’s my own guilt or if it’s because I feel that I’m not worthy, but I hate when people thank me for my service.  1,567 more words


Leslie Megyeri of Venice began his military career as resistance fighter in ’56 Hungarian Revolution

Student unrest in Budapest, Hungary in 1956 launched a national uprising: The Hungarian Revolution against the Hungarian People’s Republic and dominance by the Soviet Union. It was the first people’s uprising since the Russians drove the Nazis out of the country in 1945 at the end of World War II. 1,190 more words

82nd Airborne

Prelude: On The Mountaintop

What follows is my first draft of the Prelude for my upcoming book, tentatively titled “Mostly Flat: <something something something>”. If you have any thoughts or recommendations about clarity, grammar, etc please feel free to email me at pjneiger@gmail.com or… 1,163 more words

When I Last Saw Jean-Luc

     This morning I received a phone call from my friend Jean-Luc Nash’s West Point class mate, Don Mooney. Don was given the unenviable task of telling me that Jean-Luc had passed away at his home in Pensacola last night.  495 more words


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H-Minus rifles

zero hour static-line

Airborne Infantry



“We are the Chainsaw…”

This is where we live.

All day, every day. 38 more words


New Custom Minifig: The 82nd Airborne! Plus New WWII US Infantry Minifigs.

It’s raining minifigs!  Get some opposition for your Heer soldiers, and boost your ranks with these new minifigs. 303 more words