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Photo Friday - April 13, 2018

It’s Photo Friday!

These three images appeared in the May 29, 1955 edition of the Newark (NJ) Sunday Times. They show (left to right): Tomb Sentinels George Haupt and Martin Green preparing for guard duty at the Tomb of the Unknown; one of the 3d Infantry drill teams, complete with chromed M1 helmets and white accessories; and Continental Color Guard members Norman Krause and Edwin Rosenweig in early versions of the colonial uniforms and black wigs then worn by CCG. 18 more words

Can VCU continue its A-10 Tournament tradition?

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Of all years for the Atlantic 10 Tournament to come to DC.  Honestly.  The closest school to Capital One Arena, George Washington, is the 11th seed and might be saying goodbye just as the rest of the league is saying hello.  397 more words

Amazon vs. Amazon at the Dawn of the 20th Century

Today was my birthday and that means it was time for the annual Amazon vs. Amazon battle.  This year, I played the game with a twist – instead of being set on Valkae, I chose to set the game on Colonial Lemuria in the Kingdom of Nobelongga – the year is 1900. 1,584 more words

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George Mason, George Washington, VCU & Richmond: DC Bound...

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For the third straight March, a Division I men’s basketball conference will hold its post-season tournament in Washington, DC.  The ACC Tournament saw top seed North Carolina hold off all challengers in 2015 while the Big Ten saw Michigan win four games in four days after an aborted takeoff grounded the team charter.  768 more words

Sweeping the Jungle

Not a single building was harmed and the raid was repulsed.  Jelani, the chief’s son, proposed that they immediately sweep the jungle and drive any Niambo back across the border.  1,073 more words

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Lair of the Lioness

The patrol had been a disaster.  Isawannayu had been defeated and had barely escaped with her wounded.  Ode’s group met a worse fate.  Her group fought until they were all incapacitated, one of her women paid the ultimate price.  1,382 more words

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