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SLCDA 2013

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 1 Comment »

Here are some great shots from that awesome week  

Graduation from Parris Island

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 4 Comments »

This is part of a book my friend and former Marine DI is writing.  I love Ken's work and can't wait until the book arrives.  So keep and eye out for Ken Capps and his next book.   Parris Island, South Carolina June ...

Veterans Day, hanging with Hero’s

Monday, November 11th, 2013 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 3 Comments »

Veterans Day weekend is a busy one.  It falls on the Marine Corps Birthday weekend so usually I have to block off the whole weekend for the many different events going on around the Metroplex. We had the Young Marine Ball ...

Nuru House: Capt Alex Martin’s adventures continue

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 1 Comment »

Sundays are quiet here at Nuru House.  It's a day to sleep in, wash clothes, finish house chores, read in the hammock, have a leisurely walk, go to church...It's a day to center.  To relax.  I just got in off ...

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 ...

2013 Stolen Valor Tournament – South Regional Bios

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | No Comments »

My favorite time of the year thanks to Jonn and Mark over at "This Ain't Hell"   please make sure you go vote on this awesome ultimate Poser contest.   For the North Regional Bios, CLICK HERE. For the West Regional Bios, CLICK HERE. A ...

Another Poser, “Colonel Mike”

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 1 Comment »

This is my Police Chief and I love this guy!  He busted this loser poser Mike McDowell pretending to be a one Star General and attached to the DIA.  The photos say it all.  Great job by Deanna Boyd for ...

How to gain five pounds and love it.

Thursday, May 16th, 2013 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 1 Comment »

When I was down in Camp Lejeune, there was one of these great fried chicken and BBQ chain restaurants off base called "Smith Field's BBQ" which I enjoyed weekly.  They have the best damn chow and how I miss it ...

Stay off the Skyline: The Sixth Marine Division on Okinawa by Laura Homan Lacey

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 1 Comment »

I truly believe in the oral histories of our Vets since so many are passing away daily and taking their experiences with them.  I have a pet project called “Hero’s in my Hood” where I interview the local Vets ...