On Meeting a Hero

    My father, brother, and I were coming home from a trip to Ontario and were in the Calgary airport waiting for our bags. While standing around the baggage dispenser we saw a veteran. A bomber pilot. Now in Canada there had been much handwringing at the time (about 2 or 3 years ago) about how the Heroes who risked their lives to take the fight | Read More »

    March 25th: Medal of Honor Day

    Today is a good day to read about heros. There are many more then it is possible to list and most go unnoticed by everyone but those they help. The Lost Heroes of the War on Terror:Four names that every American should know. Today is National Medal of Honor Day. The United States Congress has designated March 25th of each year as NATIONAL MEDAL OF | Read More »

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    Obama Orders More US Troops to Afghanistan

    “In his first major military move as Commander-in-Chief, President Barack Obama has approved a nearly 50 percent increase in the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, on top of a smaller increase ordered by former-President Bush and already implemented.” Of course…. “The long-awaited announcement came in a written statement from the president. The statement says “the situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan demands urgent attention and | Read More »

    How soon we have forgotten

    9/11 — We all have our stories. I was caught 2300 miles away, with 5 children. We were to fly out that morning. We had to drive from San Diego to the Midwest — in a mini van. Along our way, we saw American Flags over every overpass. People would wave to us. Folks were handing out American Flag T shirts. We got to see | Read More »