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Captain Kirk is headed to space

| September 25, 2021 | 15 Comments
Captain Kirk is headed to space

TMZ is reporting that Bill Shatner, who is 90 years old, has signed on to Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin’s next manned flight to space. Decades after he last played the role, William Shatner’s going to become a real-life Captain Kirk … because he’s going to space … on Jeff Bezos’ rocket ship … TMZ has […]

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Georgia WWII veteran given French Legion of Honor for his role in liberating France

| September 20, 2021 | 3 Comments
Georgia WWII veteran given French Legion of Honor for his role in liberating France

98-year-old Master Sergeant Louis Graziano received France’s highest honor, the Legion of Honor for his service during the Second World War. A young draftee, Graziano drove a fuel truck onto Omaha Beach on 6 June 1944 as part of the third wave. He would go on to serve in the Battle of the Bulge and […]

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Soldier receives Silver Star for heroism in Afghanistan 12 years ago

| September 3, 2021 | 35 Comments
Soldier receives Silver Star for heroism in Afghanistan 12 years ago

I’m glad that this case is finally being rectified, but when you hear was Sergeant Holroyd did to earn the Silver Star you’ll wonder just why on earth did this take 12 years! Jeff LPH 3 sends in this Army Times report; t was Aug. 10, 2009, when Sgt. Adam Holroyd and his fellow 10th […]

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101st ABN D-Day vet to once again jump on his 100th B-day

| August 9, 2021 | 25 Comments
101st ABN D-Day vet to once again jump on his 100th B-day

At age 100 this guy’s got more guts and physical prowess than I do at less than half his age. Coronado Times reports on the magnificent life and coming adventures of Mr. Rice. On his 100th birthday, WWII paratrooper Tom Rice will jump in his hometown of Coronado on the beach front of the historic […]

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Blue Origin completes first manned spaceflight

| July 20, 2021 | 24 Comments
Blue Origin completes first manned spaceflight

Jeff Bezos became the second billionaire this month to fund the development of a civilian space program and then fly on said rocket into space. Last week Sir Richard Branson of Virgin [Records|Galactic|Group] fame beat Bezos into space, but the crew that went with Bezos is the more interesting story here. As I type this, […]

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Creepy Porn Lawyer Sentenced to 2 1/2 Years

| July 8, 2021 | 19 Comments
Creepy Porn Lawyer Sentenced to 2 1/2 Years

Michael Avenatti Michael Avenatti, called the “Creepy Porn Lawyer” who  represented porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against Donald Trump, was sentenced to 2-1/2 years in prison on Thursday for trying to extort Nike. US District Judge Paul Gardephe in Manhattan said Avenatti, 50, “had become drunk on the power of his platform” in betraying […]

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Back To Normal

| July 4, 2021 | 22 Comments
Back To Normal

It appears that the Sturgis Ride is back in business now, as it should be. The ad for Sturgis this year is at the link below. Me: I’d take along a couple of cameras, drive a solid and very stately SUV with room for a pony and a large dog, and tell them I’m there […]

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60 Soldiers to have valor awards upgraded for actions in Somalia ’93

| July 2, 2021 | 18 Comments
60 Soldiers to have valor awards upgraded for actions in Somalia ’93

Jeff LPH 3 sends in word that 60 soldiers will have valor awards related to action during Operation Gothic Serpent, the US/UN intervention in Somalia in 1993. This was the operation that led to the famous Black Hawk Down incident in what became the Battle of Mogadishu. Fifty-eight soldiers will have awards upgraded to Silver […]

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