One more Memorial Day post, if you’ll permit me. Ian over at Expose the Left has video of Fox’s Power Player of the week from yesterday’s show. It is Army Staff Seargent Alfred Lanier, who is in charge of the Honor Guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington Cemetery. It’s […]
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Today is Memorial Day. We intend to go to the noon Memorial Day service in town. I hope you’ll find something to do today to remember those who have fought and died for our freedoms.
For a worthy Memorial Day tribute, I direct you to Ben Stein, speaking to those who have lost a […]
This is going to be a summer of change for us here at the Ticklish Ears household. I have been offered an opportunity to work for the Air Force again as a Program Manager in the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (just checked out their new web presence - very nice!). I’ll […]
The Chinook has always been one of my favorite air vehicles. OpFor has this terrific picture.
“Communications are the nervous system of the entire SAC organization, and their protection is therefore, of the greatest importance. I like to say that without communications, all I control is my desk, and that is not a very lethal weapon.”
– Gen. T.S. Power, CINCSAC, May 1959
found at the Federation of American Scientists […]
I had to update our 30 year high school reunion site tonight (by the way, we went with MyEvent.com), the latest in my many excuses for not posting more. Here are some tidbits:
The military site formerly known as The Officers’ Club is now called Op For. Still a great site for all things military.
Over at […]
A friend of mine, a man whom I have never actually met, is dying. His name is Joe Comer, and we both started blogging at about the same time over at The Daily Brief. I could say more, but a fellow Daily Briefer, AProudVeteran, has a much better tribute, one she originally posted […]
I like this idea.
With all the bad news we seem to hear about Iraq, we need to be reminded that they are about to have their third (third!) election in less than a year. Click here to see how you can show your support for the Iraqi people next week.
(Thanks to John […]
David French, President of FIRE (the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) is stepping down:
I have recently decided to leave both FIRE and Philadelphia to return to law practice in my wife’s home state of Tennessee. I will continue to serve as an active member of FIRE’s Legal Network, as I have since its inception, […]
I gave the speech at Western’s Veteran’s Day Ceremony today. You can read the text of my comments here.