Monthly Archives: February 2007

Deja Vu – all over again?

Time to swing my ‘stating the obvious’ club to get people’s attention. Once upon a time there was a great victory. It has been called Tet ’68. Yet it marked a transition that led to defeat. Now we have ‘The … Continue reading

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Tick Tock

Less than 30 days from now something will happen. It may be a BIG THING, it may be a flash in the pan? The Wall will be open to the public on March 17, business as usual. A group will … Continue reading

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Deja Vu – all over again?

Time to swing my ‘stating the obvious’ club to get people’s attention. Once upon a time there was a great victory. It has been called Tet ’68. Yet it marked a transition that led to defeat. Now we have ‘The … Continue reading

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Tick Tock

Less than 30 days from now something will happen. It may be a BIG THING, it may be a flash in the pan? The Wall will be open to the public on March 17, business as usual. A group will … Continue reading

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We Were Soldiers Once … and Young

Not my war, but in honor of this event I am enjoying the movie yet again. Surround sound and all. Thank you Col. Crandall!

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We Were Soldiers Once … and Young

Not my war, but in honor of this event I am enjoying the movie yet again. Surround sound and all. Thank you Col. Crandall!

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Young guns, old guns

There’s a curious phenomenon I can’t get my mind wrapped around (one of a zillion). There’s a tension between vets of various generations. I can recognized it, but can’t put a finger on the source. Before I let my confusion … Continue reading

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Young guns, old guns

There’s a curious phenomenon I can’t get my mind wrapped around (one of a zillion). There’s a tension between vets of various generations. I can recognized it, but can’t put a finger on the source. Before I let my confusion … Continue reading

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The shitty end of the stick

Thanks Supe. All of us ‘Nam vets have some experience with The Stick, if anyone needs examples they can be provided. Do your best, labor to your utmost, even shed blood, and get handed the wrong end of The Stick. … Continue reading

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The shitty end of the stick

Thanks Supe. All of us ‘Nam vets have some experience with The Stick, if anyone needs examples they can be provided. Do your best, labor to your utmost, even shed blood, and get handed the wrong end of The Stick. … Continue reading

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