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Goodbye Girl: Saying Farewell to DC

The story of the Princess in DC comes to a close, but not before embarking on new learning adventures.

Beginning with a tour of the Coastal Guard’s Headquarters, courtesy of Ademide, where she briefly discussed the history of the buildings and introduced me to several of her co-workers. 679 more words

Politics

90-Year-Old WWII Vet Takes Another Big Jump At Rocky Mountain Airshow

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (CBS4) – Seventy years after he landed on Iwo Jima a World War II veteran made another daring jump.

Don Whipple celebrated his 90th birthday by parachuting out of a plane at the Rocky Mountain Airshow. 61 more words

News

Honor and Memory Worthy of More Than Brief Notice

Up, down, up, down recently our national flag has been sliding half way up and down flag poles like never before. What was once a rare occurrence and distinguished honor has more recently become more a symbol of political correctness and response to media coverage. 505 more words

COMMENTARY

Marine stretcher bearer tells Iwo Jima tales of life and death

During most of the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima, Marine Pfc. Silas Jessup was a stretcher bearer. He received a commendation from the commanding general of his division for carrying more than 100 dead and wounded U.S. 1,281 more words

World War II

Katie & Nathan - Top of the Town

When I first spoke to Katie about her wedding she envisioned a classic DC wedding with periwinkle and sage accents that also celebrated Nathan’s Spanish heritage.  199 more words

She is Iwo Jima

She is Iwo Jima

She is Iwo Jima
Men like myself
Hoped to survive
Make it to the end

To plant the flag
Amidst the raging storm… 250 more words

War