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Go Army!

While watching the annual Army – Navy football game last Saturday, the Greatest All Time Rivalry, I began to wonder what makes this game so special.  Is it the tradition, the pageantry, the sea of cadets and midshipmen in the … Continue reading

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National Pride

Do you remember the first time you looked at our nation’s flag and felt pride; you know, got goose bumps, lost yourself in the moment, sort of like a hallelujah moment?  Maybe I should ask, “Have you ever felt that … Continue reading

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Rank Has Its Privileges

RHIP, rank has its privileges; an old adage that is evident even in the Continental Army of the Revolutionary War over 200 years ago.   When I think of Valley Forge, I think of soldiers suffering through frigid winter conditions … Continue reading

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Half-Mast

It was a picture perfect day today: mild temperatures, low humidity, and crystal-clear brilliant blue sky.  Eerily, it was just how I remembered the weather on this day ten years ago — September 11, 2001. Before 8:00 AM, I was … Continue reading

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Tattooed Body Builder

I love the Fourth of July, its, by far, my favorite holiday.  One of the things I like best about the Fourth is the freedom of expression; i.e. the way everyone in this country is free to express their love … Continue reading

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Old Glory

The title of this photo has a double meaning;  1) Obviously, the flag’s nickname is “Old Glory”, and this flag looks like it has seen plenty of “glory”.  2) The flag is reflected in a window of a 130+ year old … Continue reading

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