Category Archives: A long time ago

72nd Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima

21,000  Imperial Japanese Soldiers Defendedthe Island

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Randy Suber, NMMI and CCN

I attended my 50th class reunion at New Mexico Military Institute a couple of weeks ago. After a memorial ceremony for classmates Hugh Michael Staver and Monte Orr, we talked a bit about Randy Suber who is interred at NMMI. I heard lots … Continue reading

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Project Azorian, back in the day.

Before the time when America made excuses, apologized for being us, was afraid that someone might take offense, we were good. Actually we were great! The impossible task of raising a Soviet Nuclear submarine nearly 3 miles deep in the Pacific Ocean, and … Continue reading

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40 years ago today.

40 years ago today, marked the end of the Vietnam War. The capture of Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, by the People’s Army of Vietnam and the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam (also known as the Việt Cộng) happened on April … Continue reading

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American Rifleman | Behind Enemy Lines: Weapons of Vietnam’s Covert Warriors

Here is a great story by my friend, Maj. John L. Plaster, U.S. Army (Ret.) Lots of different weapons. I loved the silenced British Sten. All you could hear is the bolt going back and forth. You had to look … Continue reading

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September 11, 2001

For those of you who don’t know all that happened this day or for those who want to reminded I hope the following video will help. It was a terrible day.

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