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Added by Claudia Bartow on February 27, 2012 at 11:59pm — No Comments
My husband Dale and I went to see the new Navy Seals movie Act of Valor last night. If you don't know, this movie's main stars are not actors, but active duty Navy Seals. Apparently, the filmmakers couldn't get stunt men to do the actions needed to make it realistic, so they used the real thing. The Navy and Pentagon see it as a great recruiting tool, and after seeing the movie, I would say they are going to be quite successful.
I had heard all of the criticisms from the…Continue
Added by Claudia Bartow on February 26, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments
In honor of President's Day today, I thought I would talk about Teddy Roosevelt and his Medal of Honor. I alluded to this and other Presidents who served in the military in a previous post. Due to political reasons (ie. some higher ups didn't like Teddy) the Medal wasn't issued until 2001, and of course went to his Great- Grandson, Tweed…Continue
Added by Claudia Bartow on February 20, 2012 at 11:17pm — No Comments
Happy Valentines Day to you and your sweetie. Of course today I need to mention love stories, and the military is full of them. I personally know many couples from the World War II era to the present who have a military related love story. They either met in some peculiar way when one or the other was in the service, they got married days or hours before leaving for…Continue
Added by Claudia Bartow on February 14, 2012 at 7:28am — No Comments
Added by Claudia Bartow on February 9, 2012 at 12:23am — No Comments
OK, I am little early for President's Day, but this is interesting stuff. Read down to the bottom: I have a question for you. Note: I assume this information to be correct, but different sources sometimes say different dates of service. Please let me know if you see any errors, and I will correct them.
Dave Schlemmer, a fellow American Legion member, put…Continue