May 2nd, 2011
The war on terrorism is not over, but all Americans feel some sense of vindication with the death of Bin Laden.
Good riddance to that dirtbag.
April 13th, 2011
Thanks to my friend Mark Young at Baby Boomer Talk Online for the following video.
The misguided Westboro Baptist Church has a right to assemble and complain. The friends of deceased military soldiers have the right to do the same.
Watch what happens…
April 8th, 2011
February 28th, 2011
December 28th, 2010
You’re a 19 year old kid. You’re critically wounded and dying in the jungle somewhere in the Central Highlands of Viet Nam.
It’s November 11, 1967. LZ (landing zone) X-ray. Your unit is outnumbered 8-1 and the enemy fire is so intense from 100 yards away, that your CO (commanding officer) has ordered the MedEvac helicopters to stop coming in.
You’re lying there, listening to the enemy machine guns and you know you’re not getting out. Your family is half way around the world, 12,000 miles away, and you’ll never see them again. As the world starts to fade in and out, you know this is the day.
Then – over the machine gun noise – you faintly hear that sound of a helicopter. You look up to see a Huey coming in. But… it doesn’t seem real because no MedEvac markings are on it.
Captain Ed Freeman is coming in for you.
He’s not MedEvac so it’s not his job, but he heard the radio call and decided he’s flying his Huey down into the machine gun fire anyway. Even after the MedEvacs were ordered not to come. He’s coming anyway. And he drops it in and sits there in the machine gun fire, as they load 3 of you at a time on board.
Then he flies you up and out through the gunfire to the doctors and nurses and safety.
And, he kept coming back!! 13 more times!! Until all the wounded were out. No one knew until the mission was over that the Captain had been hit 4 times in the legs and left arm.
He took 29 of you and your buddies out that day. Some would not have made it without the Captain and his Huey. Medal of Honor Recipient, Captain Ed Freeman, United States Air Force, died recently at the age of 70 in Boise, Idaho. May God Bless and Rest His Soul.
He was Medal of Honor Winner Captain Ed Freeman. Where was the media on the story of this brave American Baby Boomer?
December 27th, 2010
The NFL, the star spangled-banner, and military flyovers become quite the inspirational afternoon. The emotion of it all will always touch our hearts.
Check out this report from ESPN…
November 9th, 2010
They all did their jobs quietly and came home. I think the only thing they ever wanted back from the rest of us was a little respect… and a lot of respect for the buddies that did not make it.
November 8th, 2010
Veterans Day will be here Thursday. So many have done so much to maintain our freedom over the years. Thanks to my dad, my father-in-law, my uncles, and many of my friends that at some point stepped into harms way for the rest of us.
September 9th, 2010
She performs a special service for the families of our military personnel killed in action. She has touched the hearts of so many parents, spouses, and loved ones and expects nothing in return.
August 28th, 2010
They don’t complain… they’re proud to do what they have to do. They do it all for us.
Dear Lord, watch over each and every one of them.