Today I was honored to give the keynote speech at the Marysville, Ohio, Memorial Day program. Hundreds of citizens braved 90 degree heat to honor our fallen. This is what I said:
Thank you, General Decker. And thank you and the Memorial Day committee for inviting me to speak on this very important day.
I want to start out by saying to every single person who ever wore a military uniform, thank you for your service to our country. Your sacrifice and hard work are…Continue
My apologies for not posting this sooner. Things have been slightly busy (OK, I am lying. It's been crazy!!) This is a picture of me on Day Three of the Washington, D.C. trip. A fellow chaperone told me to look like I was doing something important. I am not sure if that's how it came out, but oh well.
On day three of the trip we first wen tot the gorgeous World…Continue
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By Colonel Ronald L. Albers, USAF, retired
It was February 25, 1945, at a remote airfield in eastern Bavaria near the small village of Pocking. Nazi warplanes were well hidden in areas cleared into the forest, then covered with netting and other camouflage. These were special aircraft at this particular airdrome that no other field possessed. The field also held some of…Continue
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While snuggling with my three year old little girl this evening, I was watching Pawn Stars on the History Channel. A person came into the shop with a "Short Snorter". Don't worry if this term is foreign to you, I had no clue what it was.
I got the gist from watching the show, but did some research to…Continue
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