History Lessons

As I mentioned in the past, I find the Civil War interesting. Partially because to the relationships the leaders had before the war started. Robert E. Lee served under Winfield Scott in the Mexican War as an engineer. He was also the presiding officer that took John Brown into custody after the John Brown Raid.

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Special Friends

We had a few nice surprises at the Hut last Thursday. I had a visit from a graceful lady who, during the week before, dropped in at my office and expressed her deep appreciation for all veterans and our Legion veterans in particular. She passed a note to gratitude along which was read to the Band of Brothers by Commander O’Leary along with a generous donation.

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Flags Everywhere!

Well the flags are out in full force. I didn’t get to pitch in but I saw folks out full force. Babo and Sherry had the cemetery covered. I saw Carl and Mr. Hale at the 4-way posting the colors. Salute!

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Geronimo!

Back in the day when Airborne soldiers jumped from aircraft they shouted “Geronimo!” In 1885, for the second time in two years, the Apache chief Geronimo broke out of an Arizona reservation, sparking panic among Arizona settlers. A famous medicine man and the leader of the Chiricahua Apache, Geronimo achieved national fame by being the last American Indian to surrender formally to the United States.

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Fly, Fight Win!

Well the storms came, wiped out my internet access for four days which locked me out of my weekly offerings last week. Apologies to Eli (grin). But we enjoyed fantastic ribs, coleslaw, beans, and dessert that I believe could be credited to Mrs. Jackson last Thursday night. Many updates were provided, here are few I captured.

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