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Archive for February, 2011

Death Defining Moments, the loss of Susan Bell

Thursday, February 24th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 47 Comments »

Death defining moments in my life part one We all deal with and confront death in different ways, and over the years I have seen my fair share of it, perhaps more than some others, giving me a giant callous on ...

66th Anniv of Iwo Jima

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 2 Comments »

This week marks the 66th Anniversary of the invasion of Iwo Jima and a battle that would claim thousands of lives.  I have been blessed in my life to meet many people including veterans of Iwo Jima and some of ...

A Marine Needs help

Friday, February 18th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | No Comments »

UPDATE: Patti just posted the following update on Facebook: GREAT news about the Marine whose house burned down. Per 1st Sgt. Mangrum, there is no more need for donations as the family is literally BURIED in supplies! They have gotten more than enough ...

Marine Corps Times Hall of Stolen Valor

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 2 Comments »

Hey Guys, The Marine Corps Times has just posted a new section on their website called Hall of Stolen Valor.  It’s a pretty interesting collection of the fakers, wannabe Seals, MOH posers and the likes from all branches of the service ...