Category Archives: 4th of July

MILESTONES–ROBERT STANLEY LIVINGSTONE 9/24/49-7/1/2018

Agent Orange claimed another of my brethren Sunday. We will lay him to rest today at noon. Bob came to me after he discovered his VSO had been funning him for a few decades. I was fortunate enough to get … Continue reading

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JULY 4TH, 2018

While this may be America’s day to celebrate our Independence, it always brings back a fond memory of old. After arriving on the Indochinese Peninsula in early May ’70, I discovered vast quantities of  5.56 mm x 39 mm tracers … Continue reading

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US National Guard 2017 Twitter Greeting

“In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” – President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Happy 4th of July!

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HAPPY 4TH OF JULY

I extend a warm and free 4th of July to you all. Someone on our Key Peninsula (we live on something that looks like Florida but is 28 miles long and 5 miles wide) suggested we, in what could generously … Continue reading

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1957–BLACK CATS ON THE FOURTH

We lived at 6031 Brook Drive in the shadows of Seven Corners. We’d moved there from Rodes Court over in Annandale in 1954 when my dad got back from Korea. Every weekend before the Fourth of July, Dad and I … Continue reading

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