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I watched it happen with my own eyes. When I was stationed in Europe, our unit received a new Sergeant Major. He came before his predecessor retired, so spent a few weeks at loose ends. A small group of us … Continue reading
My part in Desert Storm was an exercise called DEFORGER (Departure of Forces from Germany), a play on the older term REFORGER. In our case, we were loading out vehicles from US units in Germany headed for Desert Storm. My … Continue reading
I am a soldier by divine calling. It’s not my vocation, but it does help to explain how I get things done. I tolerate conditions I can’t control and faithfully engage the mission. Traditional pacifism is a lie. The Bible … Continue reading
I’ve discussed my military service in the past. The primary motive was not any particular patriotism, but simply my character. Soldering is in my soul, and more now than ever, despite being physically unable to serve for the past 25 … Continue reading
I’m preparing for the worst; that’s my initial reaction. I can’t pretend I speak for you, but this is what’s in my heart this morning. As before, we have no dog in this fight. That the Democrats now have a … Continue reading