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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

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A British paratrooper firing a Thompson Submachine gun (American gun! Who’d have thunkit!?)

Taken at some point between 1939 and 1945, a period historians refer to as ‘The Second Big Global Disagreement’.

For the Love of a Uniform! (Writing 101)

Today’s Prompt: Tell us the story of your most-prized possession.

A family heirloom, a flea market find, a childhood memento — all are fair game. What matters is that, through your writing, you breathe life into that object, moving your readers enough to understand its value. 1,333 more words

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82nd Airborne Division paratrooper killed in training incident at Fort Bragg

FORT BRAGG, N.C.  — Fort Bragg officials say an 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper died during a training operation on post Tuesday.

Details surrounding the incident have not been released. 110 more words

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Test Dummy: Para-Fit

Folding myself up at a Yoga session one week and then face-down in dirt experiencing Elite Military training the next; it’s different, I know…

But that’s what you get being the Test Dummy. 566 more words

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