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F-35B has broken body

The USMC is in such a hurry to get the F-35B to the point of combat testing that it doesn’t seem to care that the body is broken. 370 more words


It's Okay to Stop Missing Him like Crazy

The first two months of what is to be my boyfriend’s first 12-month tour were absolute hell. And I don’t mean the “I have three papers due in 4 days, I only have enough money for either groceries or the electric bill, and I hate my job with a passion” kind of hell. 729 more words


McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II

@ Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, CA

August 2012

This pair of Harriers makes at high speed formation pass at the Wings Over Wine Country airshow.  68 more words

An Inspirational Leader

Someone who inspires me is a former boss and friend from the Marine Corps. Sebastian Guzman was my first leader within my chain of command and his leadership skills were exceptional. 290 more words

Stuck in an Airport ✈

First of all, Lake Michigan looks much better when I’m in an airplane flying over it. Second of all, I am sitting in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for what feels like the 500th time, stomach full of Chipotle from the familiar Concourse D location, and I can’t believe that 4 hours from now I will most likely be in the passenger seat of Alex’s car. 88 more words


Beauty, Resilience.

This picture of our beautiful grandmother, Alice Hill Rupertus, also known as “Sleepy” is something I treasure.  I found myself gazing at it last night during a quiet moment while reading in our library. 406 more words