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Archive for September, 2009

Wise words from SgtMaj Sauer USMC

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 2 Comments »

A buddy Dave Hollenbeck, sent this great piece to me that was posted on “Let them fight or bring them home” This fits in well with what I have been talking about lately on Afghanistan.   Jim Sauer is a retired Marine ...

Bite of a Big Green Dill Pickle

Saturday, September 26th, 2009 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 3 Comments »

  Last month I wrote about the challenges facing Afghanistan.  It’s not even the problems we face as a military over there, but what it will take to change that place.  I hate to say it, but the Russians are probably ...

9-11 Never forget

Thursday, September 10th, 2009 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 4 Comments »

I just wanted to remember those friends that we lost on September 11th. I'm flying home to DFW in the morning and I'm still amazed the number of folks that have put 9-11 behind them. While our lives were ...