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ACLU: Second Amendment ‘Racist’

| August 1, 2021 | 37 Comments
ACLU: Second Amendment ‘Racist’

Colion Noir Revisionist history never sleeps. Colion Noir disagrees with the ACLU’s accusation. Colion Noir blasts ACLU for declaring the Second Amendment ‘Racist’: ‘Disgusting’ to use racism Gun control may be racist, but gun rights are not, Colion Noir argued By Charles Creitz Attorney and gun rights activist Colion Noir ripped the American Civil Liberties […]

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Valor Friday

| July 30, 2021 | 7 Comments
Valor Friday

Today’s subject comes by way of a request. The story might seem vaguely familiar to those who regularly read my weekly articles. As incredible (and true) as today’s story is, another man did something very similar nearly three years later.  James Allen Ward is a New Zealander who was working as a teacher at Castlecliff […]

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The redemption of Gus Grissom

| July 26, 2021 | 18 Comments
The redemption of Gus Grissom

Lieutenant Colonel Virgil “Gus” Grissom, USAF was many things in life. He died at the all-too-young age of 40 in the disastrous Apollo 1 capsule fire in 1967 along side Lieutenant Colonel Ed White, USAF (the first American to walk in space) and Lieutenant Commander Roger Chaffee, USN. Before that, Gus had been an aviation […]

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Valor Friday

| July 23, 2021 | 3 Comments
Valor Friday

It’s another busy week here at the Mason family household, so I can’t devote as much attention to this week’s Valor Friday post as usual. I’ll have to plagiarize benchmark this week’s article. I came across the story of the young man pictured above and thought he’d make a great subject. The only black man […]

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Valor Friday

| July 16, 2021 | 7 Comments
Valor Friday

Last week I featured First Lieutenant Baldomero Lopez, USMC. In addition to his final few moments getting captured in an iconic photograph of Marines in Korea, he had sent a letter home just the day before his final, fatal act of heroism. That letter spoke to his unwavering motivation to serve his country and the […]

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An inspiring tale of 5 ANZAC soldiers who escaped the Nazis

| July 11, 2021 | 5 Comments
An inspiring tale of 5 ANZAC soldiers who escaped the Nazis

The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) was a World War I formation that fought with distinction, most famously during the ill-fated Gallipoli Campaign. To Australians and Kiwis, ANZAC Day, which commemorates Gallipoli is a major national holiday. Soldiers of both countries still greatly identify with the spirit of the ANZAC troops. I came […]

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Valor Friday

| July 9, 2021 | 9 Comments
Valor Friday

In the history of the Medal of Honor there have been only two instances in which the action for which the medal was earned were caught on camera. Colonel Joe Jackson (USAF), who we’ve talked about before, had earned his MoH in Vietnam (after serving in both WWII and Korea) for bringing his C-123 Provider […]

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Tanker Tuesday

| July 6, 2021 | 5 Comments
Tanker Tuesday

Thanks to the British Tank Museum and their collection of both modern and antique warfare vehicles, we have an interesting video for Tanker Tuesday. These tanks appear to be all sorts and all sizes, never mind all epochs, e.g., early WWII onward. Armored warfare: some things never really change. They just get bigger and better. […]

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