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Archive for June, 2011

4th of July

Thursday, June 30th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 3 Comments »

 In the 70’s, I grew up on a Naval Amphibious Base, in Little Creek Va. right below the approach path to runway 23 at ORF.  I can remember banging pots and pans together with all the neighborhood children in the ...


Friday, June 24th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | No Comments »

if you have some time to kill, go check out End the Lie.  it's a site that covers more ground then most and it's all done by a young man, solo and he's my cousin. He has really put together ...

Interview with the CMC

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | No Comments »

Transcript Of CMC Interview By Mens Health or GENERAL JAMES F. AMOS MARINE CORPS INTERVIEW What’s next for the Marines? Change. In an exclusive interview with Men’s Health chief military correspondent Bob Drury, General James F. Amos, the 35th Commandant of the United ...

Will Nobody

Saturday, June 4th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 1 Comment »

I asked what Memorial Day meant to folks and I received some awesome replies. I have to say that after some debate, “Will Nobody” really put a thought provoking statement up. I’m nobody; I served as a Marine in Vietnam, but ...