Monthly Archives: April 2010

A Small Town in Ohio

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Dan Leffler – 82nd Airborne WWII – RIP

Early this morning my Father in Law Dan Leffler passed away, he was 88. He jumped into Sicily and rode a glider into Market Garden. He earned a Bronze Star. He was with an artillery unit. Click images for larger … Continue reading

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Stolen Valor?

Over at TAH there’s the making of an interesting discussion based on a post by CJ Grisham over at You Served. CJ thinks the current law violates the Free Speech element of the First Amendment – TSO does not. Personally, … Continue reading

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Our Bizzaro World

First the reference: Bizzaro World. Normally I would cite Wikipedia with a caveat, but this reference works well enough. I dunno just where to start? Maybe here? Then there’s a coupla posts at TAH, just scroll down. The thing is, … Continue reading

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From the MilBlog Conference – A Regret

At the conference I met a nice lady in from Germany. I found out she was with Soldiers Angels in Germany and then blithely discussed how she got there and what it was like to live there, etc. Just today … Continue reading

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2010 Milblog Conference

I went! Well, there is more, but I dunno where to start? I’ve got few pictures up on FaceBook and therein lies the ONLY conference negative for me.  I bought a Fuji pocket style camera with, I thought, all the … Continue reading

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Lt. Col Terry Lakin – A Matter of Conscience or Something Else?

David Bellavia has a post up excoriating Lakin for the position he’s taken. If you are unaware of  Lt. Col Terry Lakin please read David’s post.  I have no real  issue with what Bellavia writes about this case. But he … Continue reading

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Good Intentions vs The Law of Unintended Consequences

There was a minor ruckus over at This Ain’t Hell revolving around a comment by TSO here. The two things that struck out to me when I read earlier is his slams against Bud Day, and his citing to that … Continue reading

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