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Veterans Day

Video: A Veterans Day Message from President George W. Bush – Still Showing What Class & Leadership IS

I will be the first to say that I didn’t always agree with the man or agree with all of his policies, but I will say that I never ever doubted his love of country, patriotism or belief in American Exceptionalism. He was a leader when this country desperately needed it and since he’s left office, he has been a true class act. . . . .

Happy Veterans Day: Woodsterman Style

I’ve Posted this of me in the past. Well, here it is again. This was taken in Vietnam in 1969. (This is in red honoring the last election) If you are my age (67) you will recognize the names below…   This was Hollywood Then: Sterling Hayden , US Marines and OSS . Smuggled guns into Yugoslavia and parachuted into Croatia. James Stewart , US Army Air Corps. Bomber pilot who rose to the rank of General. Ernest Borgnine , US Navy. Gunners Mate 1c, destroyer USS Lamberton. Ed McMahon, US Marines. Fighter Pilot. (Flew OE-1 Bird Dogs over Korea […]

Veterans Day: 2014

Veterans hold a place in our society that is special. I know that they hold a place in my heart. My father served in WWII with the Marines in the South Pacific. The first action he saw was during the invasion of Okinawa. Later, he was 150 miles from the Japanese mainland when for the first time in his life he saw a mushroom cloud. Dad told me that his unit had already received orders to go the China coast in an effort to surround Japan. Thank God he did not have to go. My younger brother served in the […]

Veterans Day: 2012

Veterans should hold a place in our society that is special. I know that they hold a place in my heart. My father served in WWII with the Marines in the first invasion of Okinawa. He was 150 miles from the Japanese mainland when for the first time in his life he saw a mushroom cloud. Dad told me that his unit had already received orders to go the China coast in an effort to surround Japan. Thank God he did not have to go. My younger brother served in the Navy during the first Gulf War. He was on […]

Veterans Day: 2011

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Veterans should hold a place in our society that is special. I know that they hold a place in my heart. My father served in WWII with the Marines in the first invasion of Okinawa. He was 150 miles from the Japanese mainland when for the first time in his life he saw a mushroom cloud. Dad told me that his unit had already received orders to go the China coast in an effort to surround Japan. Thank God he did not have to go. My younger brother served in the Navy during the first Gulf War. He was on […]

Veterans Day

Veterans should hold a place in our society that is special. I know that they hold a place in my heart. My father served in WWII with the Marines in the first invasion of Okinawa. He was 150 miles from the Japanese mainland when for the first time in his life he saw a mushroom cloud. Dad told me that his unit had already received orders to go the China coast in an effort to surround Japan. Thank God he did not have to go. My younger brother served in the Navy during the first Gulf War. He was on […]