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About pleiku1970

My service at Pleiku, 1970 is significient because of the Cambodian Incursion. Close proximity to exit routes from the Ho Chi Minh Trail and the "Tri-Border area of Laos,Cambodia and Vietnam. This Air Force assignment was different than most, because of the isolation.

Memorial Day is approaching

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Memorial Day is approaching

I am blessed to continue to post about Memorial Day since 2012. For those who do follow the blog page. I refrain from being pulled into the politics of day. And I’ll leave it at that. What is more important … Continue reading

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Virgina Beach School districts discriminate – Special Education chlldren.

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Virgina Beach School districts discriminate – Special Education chlldren.

I happen upon the broadcast by PBS series Making the Grade. Jan. 29, 19; is about Virginia Beach denying Special Education children who are dependents of U.S. Navy personnel. Here is the link: Making the Grade When you read the … Continue reading

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Covington Catholic High School Disrespects Vietnam Veteran.

Late Saturday evening, before bedtime. I saw NBC News about Covington students disrespectful to Native American Vietnam Veteran. I am outraged by the failure of the school staff, the parent’s failure to teach their children to respect all viewpoints and … Continue reading

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Four Million government contractors are not part of the conversation!

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Four Million government contractors are not part of the conversation!

Thisi is one of the few times, I will discuss politics. The federal government shutdown is now in its 28th day! Four Million government contractors are not part of the conversation! While all the media attention and politicians ignore us. … Continue reading

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