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Estonian Soldiers and Me

In Estonia,  the national service is compulsory. Some young people must go through 11 months training. 

This photo was taken last Friday in Johvi. There is a training base in Johvi.

SAF Rules


You pick up your bottle, the old faithful grey one, and lift it to your chin. Make sure your shoulders are ninety degrees, or you will get dissed. 1,147 more words


FY 2018 Appropriations Update

Compiled by Tom Branen, Chief Policy Officer, America’s Service Commissions (Sources: CQ, Politico)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hopes to advance FY 2018 spending bills using preliminary spending allocations, confirming that both chambers intend to move forward on the spending process without a budget resolution adopted. 598 more words


The Truth about Nigeria’s NYSC Orientation

You wake up in the morning for morning prayers and to later attend military drills. You participate in “Man O’ War” fitness activities such as climbing elevated ropes and jumping through bars. 557 more words


National Service Days # 1

Happy Father’s Day!

My Family History in Toy Soldiers Part 2.

Part 1 for Father’s Day 2016 covered my Dad and RAF Grandad’s War wartime experiences through a Britain’s RAF Firefighter figure.  1,415 more words

Toy Soldiers

Closing Thought--02Jun17

An IST Public Service Message……..

Have you retired?

Would you like to do something for your community?

Seniors have a wealth of experience why not share that with your neighbors? 123 more words


Always in front of Everything!

Recently I was involved in a discussion with a daughter who spoke affectionately about her father and described him as someone who was ‘always in front of everything.’ 745 more words

Life Coaching