Stories of a WWII Navy Veteran on the Edison Destroyer, a Story Rarely Told

Stories of WWII Navy Veterans Patriotic Military Quotes on my Custom Designed ShirtsBuy Here Every year around Memorial Day and Veterans Day I add a little bit more to the story of my Dad I never heard when he was Read More …

Memories of My Father on the 70th Anniversary of VJ Day

Who remembers VJ Day? How many of the past few generations even know what V-J Day is all about? The Victory over Japan (VJ) is the day the Japanese officially accepted the surrender terms from the Allied Nations on August Read More …

Operation Longhorn was the Jade Helm of the 1950’s

So many people were up in arms about Jade Helm in 2015, but have you  ever heard about Operation Longhorn? Watch YouTube or many of the alternative media outlets and according to some, the military was preparing to take over cities across Read More …

My Most Memorable Memorial Day Weekend Spent in Washington DC

The year I spent Memorial Day in Washington DC was one of the most memorable weekends I have ever had in my life. My kids were part of the Elmwood-Murdock marching band and participated in the annual Memorial Day parade. But, Read More …

Why Is The Marine Corps Birthday So Important?

When is the Marine Corps Birthday? As November 10th rolls around United States Marines all over the world will recognize the Marine Corps Birthday. Now just where was the Marine Corps born? In a bar. Yes, you heard me right. On Read More …

Visiting the United States Marine Corps National Museum

Recently I had the honor and privilege of visiting the National Marine Corps Museum with one of my Marine sons and it was amazing! As another Marine who was visiting said excitingly “This place is like Mecca to a Marine” Read More …

My Dad a WWII, D-Day Veteran

My Role Honoring Veterans of WWII How did you spend your nineteenth birthday? For my Dad on June 7, 1944 he spent that day sitting on a gunner of a destroyer overlooking the beach of France. It was D-Day, code Read More …