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Archive for September, 2011

You Served Radio

Monday, September 26th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | No Comments »

All,  Troy has an awesome show that I think will have some incredible history being re-told for us. 73 years ago Vic joined the Marines. Tomorrow night he is going to tell us about his exploits as a Marine Paratrooper in ...

National POW/MIA day

Friday, September 16th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | No Comments »

Today, Friday the 16th, a friend of mine “Wolf” has asked that we recognize the missing Servicemen on this National POW/MIA observance day. I have met some POW’s from Vietnam and their time in captivity is one of total individual ...

Nothing to Chance, ten years later by Malcolm Andrews

Saturday, September 10th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 6 Comments »

Hey Dad, where were you on 9-11? An innocent question posed by my eight year old daughter.  Hard to believe it’s been ten years since those bastards attacked the United States.  This has really become our generation’s version of “Where were ...

The Decline of Naval Aviation

Thursday, September 8th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 2 Comments »

The Decline of Naval Aviation Is Naval Aviation Culture Dead? Issue: Proceedings Magazine - September 2011 Vol. 137/9/1,303 By John Lehman The swaggering-flyer mystique forged over the past century has been stymied in recent years by political correctness. We celebrate the 100th anniversary of U.S. ...