In 2004, my wife and I took a belated vacation to Hawaii and met up with Charlie & Gail Dayton from St. Louis..Turns out that his brother and my dad were on the U.S.S. Essex in the Korean War at the same time. Course, with over 1,000 personnel on board,they never met each other. Gail said that they came to Ohio every year for the Soap Box Derby and had this favorite restaurant they went to. Hartville Kitchen,1 mile from our house. We have met up every year since then for food AND…Continue
Posted on January 5, 2013 at 6:54pm
I can only hope for it. Sadly, more and more of the population will be without any military service. What are we now? 5-10%. I believe that serving teaches you so many things that are lacking in the general population. Teamwork,deprivation,common sense..Oh well, we still have each other!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted on November 11, 2012 at 8:36pm