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VETERANS DAY 2020

Wowser. What a year so far. I just had the ultimate letdown. I saw my Cardio doctor Monday for an annual checkup. I shared with him that I’d had a hard time swearing off bacon in the last year or … Continue reading

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FOOTLOCKER–JULY 4TH, 1972

Long ago, on the 16th of May 1972, I returned from the land of the PACEX catalogue. After a short sojourn on leave in Alexandria, Virginia to visit my mother, I reported to Edwards AFB for my new assignment. I … Continue reading

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FOOTLOCKER–MY OLD FRIEND THE U-17

Air America buffs will remember the venerable  U-17, none of which were ever in Laos, of course. And even had some FNG inadvertently become disoriented and landed up country, they were all suitably designated as official USAF Inventory. Well, most … Continue reading

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I’LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS

Few are ignorant of the poignancy of this World War 2 Bing Crosby hit which has gone on to become a Christmas favorite. It was still a staple of the older “lifers” in the service in 1970. This was to … Continue reading

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