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The Quest for Happiness

Those of you that followed my writing for a while, probably realized that I am having slight problems with defining myself, following my separation from the Army.  598 more words

Hawaii

D-Day, In Dad's Own Words

In a previous post, I mentioned that I and my sister had a number of stories Dad wrote about his experiences as a paratrooper during WWII.  2,755 more words

Life

How to be a Paratrooper...

I’ve been following a blog that talks about the Pacific War era and I learned a lot from this blog about World War II. Pacific Paratrooper… 41 more words

Perspective

Airborne

Andy called me Saturday morning. He was driving back to Camp Lejeune from Fort Benning in Georgia. He usually calls me when he is bored, and apparently the drive across Georgia is amazingly boring. 801 more words

Home And Family

Infinity - More Hunger Games

We are really enjoying Hunger Games. It scales well with varying numbers of participants, the small and precise army limitations are a fun challenge and generally result in similarly built (and evenly matched) lists without eliminating everybody’s fun tricks,  and even units that traditionally have sorry lifespans are getting the opportunity to do a little more (Haqqislam’s bikers, for example, are less likely to die to sniper fire when no one individual is fielding several of them). 41 more words

Infinity The Game

Sergeant Chuck Warner

My brother Chuck is second-oldest of my parent’s family.  One of my earliest memories of him is that of me being pushed around in a wheelbarrow when perhaps six (and he sixteen).  774 more words

Family