We've all got opinions.... these are mine. "On the Way!" comes from my days as a Tanker in Vietnam.
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The photo below is from November, 1970. It was taken in a Hootch in Dong Ha Combat Base in Vietnam. The three people in the picture, from the left, are CPT Gary Rumberg, CPT Doug Wheeler, and me. We were all graduates of the Marshall University ROTC program, the same year and were all three stationed together in Dong Ha, and all physically together when we heard the news about the Marshall plane crash.
I 've REALLY got to be more careful about what books I buy. My blood pressure is normally pretty good, but some of the books I read, get my blood boiling and who knows what that does to the old BP!
We like to think of ourselves as one of the most prominant democrasies on earth. Our President has made it his personal mission to spread our style of democracy around the world, beginning with Iraq. And yet, a bad taste remains in our mouth following the 2000 and 2004 elections. Not only conspiracy theorists, but many normal average Americans, have the vague notion that these elections for President were somehow "stolen."
The purpose of the American Legion is to foster patriotism and to work to ensure that veterans recieve all the benefits to which they are entitled. It has other purposes, too, but those two will do for a start.
They call it "The Law of Unintended Consequences." By which they mean that any action you take may have unforseen results.