Category Archives: Milestones

THIS DAY IN HISTORY–1971

Butch Long’s DRO review couldn’t be on a more auspicious occasion than February 22nd. Not only is it George Washington’s birthday but also the day a friend passed away just north of Vientiane from what I heard. I was still … Continue reading

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MILESTONES-JOHN CHARLES THOMAS JR.-1950-2016

In Vietnam, during a firefight, the most awesome sound a wounded man could hope to hear was that of a Huey Dustoff coming in regardless of the danger. When our troops were wounded, we didn’t have the luxury of time. … Continue reading

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MILESTONES-HCVET ROBERT LYNN DAVIS

Those of you who were the earliest HCVets knew Rob on the old Delphi website for HCVets as Rob1956. That’s where I met him. I had just won my own VA claim and wanted to share and help others attain … Continue reading

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MILESTONES–JAY MOORE

Some of you may know of Kelly and Jay Moore. They came to me what seems like eons ago looking for the magic password to VA comp. We finally prevailed with  “Hurricane Katrina” Eagle’s help and Jay looked like he … Continue reading

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ILP–GENTLEMEN, START YOUR CORNDOGS

Quite possibly, one of my favorite pastimes in spring is getting a leg up on Mother Nature. A greenhouse greatly facilitates this. Finding enough containers means a concerted search for them at my relatives’ business (Sunnycrest Nursery). I plant 800 or … Continue reading

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MILESTONES–PAUL BURCH

Some of you older followers know the long series of battles we fought to get Leigh “Silver Queen” Burch her long-overdue Permanent and Total rating. No one fought harder, drove further and read the law deeper into the night than … Continue reading

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MILESTONES– MSGT. JAMES HOLT-173RD AIRBORNE

The last bits of history from Long Vei are finally trickling in and the last of our warriors come home to their eternal rest on Marry Anna Custis Lee’s front lawn. Seems the US Govt. in their hatred of the … Continue reading

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