I am Claudia Bartow, the creator of this website, and this was my brother-in-law, Officer Randy Bartow. Tragically, Randy and his girlfriend, Stephanie Adams, were shot and killed on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Randy spent nearly his entire adult life in law enforcement, ending his career with almost 20 years with the Lancaster, Ohio, Police…Continue
With Halloween next week, I am going to start a little series with some stories and links of military or history-related ghost stories. They may also be just strange, or what some would call "paranormal".
If you ever had an unexplained experience, or "ghost" story while in the…Continue
Added by Claudia Bartow on October 21, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Per the Army Times, the Army has recently instituted tough new standards for P.T. tests in all Army schools. This is in line with the total number of soldiers the Army wants in uniform. Kicking out those who fail P.T, tests is one "easy way" to reduce payroll numbers.
I remember the severe pressure there was for me to pass a P.T. test...I hated it. You may remember my story about sit-ups in Basic Training and the trauma…Continue
The month of September has been a whirlwind for me. School and teaching kept my hands more than full, the Served with Pride kit came out, and it seemed every evening was a meeting, obligation or pure exhaustion. Oh, and my daughter Camdyn started Pre-Kindergarten and turned four years old last week. Such is life in the fast lane, but I am glad it is October!…Continue