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Archive for December, 2012

Post 9-11 Education Benefits and transfer commitment

Friday, December 28th, 2012 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 3 Comments »

Welcome to the New Year… After almost 27 years in the Marine Corps (joined in 1986) with a six year break in the IRR, I thought that maybe I should retire or at least think about it since I was going ...

Merry Christmas

Monday, December 24th, 2012 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 1 Comment »

Merry Christmas to all our troops overseas today.  Away from your family 8 thousand miles around the world.  You are with your other family and some of my fondest memories are from the times on the road with my brothers ...

Take away all the guns NOW!!

Monday, December 17th, 2012 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 13 Comments »

While we reflect today over the events Friday, I allowed myself to get agitated at one of my Cousins. It was more her friend, but I allowed that to push me into attack mode and for that, I'm sorry. So ...

God Bless you Blake Page and Merry Christmas

Friday, December 7th, 2012 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 2 Comments »

West Point Senior Blake Page, drops out this week citing Religion (or his lack of) as the reason why he had to leave.  Blake Page quit West Point and suffers from clinical depression which is probably the reason they didn’t ...