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 ...

So that they are never forgotten

Sunday, May 27th, 2012 Posted in Military, The SandGram v1.0 | 4 Comments »

I have a great friend, a former Sgt in the Marine Corps named Marcus Penn, who asked if I could write something about Memorial Day for him over at YouServed. Frankly, I am honored to be able to contribute a ...

Dec 7th 1941 “Hero’s in your Hood”

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 2 Comments »

Hero’s in your “Hood” Hero’s in your “Hood”   Today marks the 70th Anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.  I use to get a phone call on December 7th  each year from a retired WWII Marine (with the same name as ...

Vince Lewis’s story about a lost WW II Russian Tank !

Thursday, March 4th, 2010 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 2 Comments »

[gallery link="file"]  I love good stories like this one.  It was sent to me a year or two ago and I lost it, but like most good internet stories, it comes around again and again.  So my buddy Reb, another Marine ...