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Archive for August, 2013

The Adventures of a Marine

Sunday, August 25th, 2013 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | No Comments »

One of the finest Officers I have ever worked with has taken a position over in Kenya.  He is an excellent writer and here is his first update.  Captain Alex Martin, USMC Officer and a man of the world... S/F Taco   Hey ...

Insights from an Army Officer

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | No Comments »

1.  The same people who approved “morality waivers” to make retention goals are now in charge and wondering why we have so many DUIs, Suicides, and Sex Assaults. 2.  Seeking treatment for mental health issues is a long-term plan, you’re never ...

“Where do we get such men?” SLCDA 2013

Sunday, August 4th, 2013 Posted in Military | 9 Comments »

“Where do we get such men?” Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy (SLCDA) This famous line from the old movie “Bridges of Toko-Ri” embodies a powerful message in the context of why the Military helps form such strong bonds that you ...