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Archive for January, 2011

Giffords may get brain treatment unavailable to injured troops

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 4 Comments »

http://www.tucsonsentinel.com/nationworld/report/012611_brain_injuries/ I find this VERY interesting.  Giffords is getting treatment denied to our troops who have the same wounds.  Is this a case of she has better insurance then the rest of us? Elite vs. the average guy?  Does Obama care ...

Affirmative Action Scandal Rocks Naval Academy: Students Disillusioned at Lower Admissions Standards, Easier Coursework for Minorities

Saturday, January 29th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 4 Comments »

Minority recruiting is becoming the hot topic again in the Marine Corps and all the other services as well.  This is a like a bad cold that keeps coming around and around.  General Krulak, the CMC in the mid 90’s, ...

New Email from LtCol George Goodson

Monday, January 24th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 4 Comments »

I emailed George and asked if he had a moment to write something and he sent this interesting piece on the Origin of different terms.  Some I had never heard of.  Thanks George and look forward to more pieces from you soon!                                         ...

Christianity in America “Oh God, where art thou?”

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 2 Comments »

Recently, my wife and I bought a second home that we are in the process of fixing up and turning into a rental.  We know the owner very well, a retired Air Force Officer who was once married to the ...

NROTC Marine Option Scholarships

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 7 Comments »

NROTC Marine Option Scholarships. Next month, we are holding another board for the Marine Option Scholarships awards.  This is where we offer between $150K to 250 thousand dollar scholarships to H.S. Seniors across the country.  This is both a Leadership and ...

Fake Navy Seal of the Week, Bob Angel

Sunday, January 16th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 9 Comments »

Poser of the week is…Drum Roll, Bob Angel My friend Matt Massie over at MyServicepride.com slaves daily putting orders together for customers all over the world and sometimes he gets an order that makes him scratch his head.  This one order ...

‘Band of Brothers’ inspiration dies at age 92

Monday, January 10th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 1 Comment »

Major Richard “Dick” Winters who was the inspiration for the novel and HBO special series, “Band of Brothers” died last week in Hersey Pennsylvania.  He was 92 years young, a Veteran of WWII and an inspiration of what all Officers ...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | No Comments »

JP over at Milblogging.com just posted a great piece on their site about Military scammers better beware, California's Online Impersonation Law takes effect today (makes impersonation a crime)  This is a problem that has plagued a few folks online and one ...