Military stories from past to present, both wars.

Memorial day means what?

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 Posted in Military | 1 Comment »

  Another Memorial Day arrives and like most weekends and holidays, I will be working .  When passengers board my commercial airliner, many are confused between the two holidays, Memorial and Veterans weekend, so with my short hair and Marine Corps ...

“IF IF IF IF IF IF IF Worms had Machine Guns”

Monday, February 6th, 2012 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 1 Comment »

“IF”  I love that word “IF” and the other day when I heard a gal bemoaning the fact that “if” they just conceded the contract... and it made me think of the old drill instructor who would say “If…if’s and but’s ...

Marines OnLine, FYI

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | No Comments »

I haven't  written much lately, been a busy summer flying around all over the place. This is an interesting piece that came out for Marines. If you are a Marine, please read this info, it may save you from having ...

Interview with LtCol George Goodson USMC (Ret)

Monday, December 21st, 2009 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | No Comments »

Dear Gang,   First of all Merry Christmas to you all since I will most likely be on road leaving the 24th for a trip somewhere, but I have a Christmas present for you all.  I interviewed LtCol George Goodson (Ret) who wrote ...

Dat FlyCatcher…

Tuesday, June 6th, 2006 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 11 Comments »

http://www.thesandgram.com/2006/06/06/dat-flycatcher/ We were sitting around the squad bay on various footlockers and little camp stools, preparing for the pre-final inspection before graduation.  Barns, the prior enlisted guy noticed “FlyCatcher” Clements, across the way working on his rifle. “Hey FlyCatcher, what are you ...