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Military Brats

I was issued at Fort Lee, Virginia.  After that, I was stationed in Orleans, France and Fort Carson, Colorado.  We retired to Fort Ord, California.  Then I joined the Air Force and made two Brats of my own. By the time I was nine, I could polish combat boots to a glass finish, jump a [...]

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The Berlin Wall

I was in Turkey on a TDY when the Wall dropped. I called my Dad.

“Dad! We’re all patting each other on the back, smoking cigars and celebrating. Was this what it was like on VE Day?”

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Tomcat Versus Eagle

This story is no shit because I was there. You civilians try to stay up and if you have to, Google it . The Air Force was thinking about acquiring the F-14 Tomcat.  The ones that were sold to Iran were built to Air Force specifications, mainly not carrier capable because the Iranians didn’t have [...]

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We Find Signs of Bigfoot

Having moved to South Carolina, I was really excited to some “Squatching” of my own. I did not expect to find something this soon or where I found it.

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The World’s Largest Convenience Store

Buc-ee‘s is like a WalMart dropped out of school and became a gas station.   We hit the Buc-ee’s outside of Terrell, TX on the I20. From the highway it looked just another truck stop on our journey east.  As we stepped inside it was immediately apparent that we were mistaken. Buc-ee’s No.36 506 West [...]

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65 Mustang

I fell in Love with Mustangs way back in 1978.  At George AFB, my trainer Jeff Hofer let me be a “tool passer” as he rebuilt a 1967. We were busting out the old motor mounts with an impact hammer while beating the socket with 3 lb. sledge.  The Craftsman socket split open.  I was [...]

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F-117 Desert Storm Trivia

Right after we enjoyed a nice Christmas Season complete with a tree (with decorations) that we looted from the Rhien Mein AB BX, we started bombing the shit out of Iraq.

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Drone Protesters at Creech AFB

Every now and then groups of people form up to protest the drones at Creech AFB, Nevada.  On November 10, 2016, they blocked the main gate to Creech Air Force Base, impeding early morning  commute. They called upon base personnel to “stand down” or “assist” in the arrest of Commander Col. Case Cunningham for “crimes [...]

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Rosie Does Improv

Rosie is in Rimprov this year. She invited me to come see. So I did.

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“The Big Event”

November 22, 1963.

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