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The return of the remains of 50 soldiers’ remains from North Korea put me in mind of my first encounter with parades for military heroes. It was a parade in my town for a returning POW from Korea. His name was John Gallagher.
And I was 9.
I knew about the Korean War then, had two uncles who’d served, and came home alive…my mother was always praying them home. So that was the sort of thing a kid would know. But I didn’t really know the ...
Thanks to our sponsor, Mike Collins, veteran of the Vietnam and the 11th Infantry Brigade, this speech by Ronald Reagan will become the home banner of our home website, VeteransUSA 15:13 Foundation, once we raise the money to finish the legal work. In progress.
I’ve been avoiding telling stories from my time in combat areas. You never know when something is gonna set off a shitstorm. I’d just as soon avoid that. Remember the Marine Sergeant who was giving blood wings to his Marines who’d made their first jump with a Marine unit? Poor bastard got kicked out, all he was doin was living up to a tradition. You shoulda seen my airborne school graduation, there were half a dozen Paratroopers in my Company, ...
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You already know the story of my first visit to Manos, the Russian spy-restaurant in Tokyo. It was 1972. It was run by two brothers from Pittsburgh, former OSS officers during WWII, and within shouting distance of the Soviet embassy, where, at the end of every visit, I’d pause to take a leak on their gate.
A small restaurant, Manos was known Tokyo-wide not for its borscht, which was horrible, but that it was the single place in all Tokyo ...
At this writing 8 of the 12 Thai soccer kids have been rescued from hours underneath the ground in a wet, flooding cave. The bulk of the rescue crew are SEALS from the Thai Navy, many trained by American SEALS.