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“Mr. Drusus? Can I talk to you for a minute?”

Jack looked up from his datasheet. One of his students, a bright young girl named Anastasia, stood at parade rest in front of his desk. 583 more words


This Row Ain't For Sissies

Half marathon row is in the book!  All 21,097 meters.  That was something else.  Definitely wasn’t as hard as running a half; running it is more painful in my opinion. 281 more words


Current News - Chesty Puller's Home

SALUDA, Va. — Some Marine veterans are on a mission to purchase the former home of one of the Marine Corps’ most revered generals.

When the group found out that Lt. 1,035 more words


Gitmo Detainees to the U.S.? The New American Islamist Mecca

The friends, family and nefarious colleagues of Gitmo detainees would surely follow them were they to be transferred to the United States. Through immigration, migration, or as refugees; as students, asylum seekers or vacationers, they would come. 1,053 more words

We Still Don't Have an Answer to Suicide Epidemic Among Veterans

All of us who have been in combat have memories we would like to forget. I don’t remember every single day of my service in Vietnam, not by any means, but images from the times when I might have died, but by pure chance didn’t, are in permanent residence in my memory. 531 more words

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