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No, Air Force F-22 fighter pilots are not quitting en masse in protest of the Pentagon’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, as one viral video on Twitter falsely claims, And even if they were, it would not spell doom for Taiwan.
One of the many victims of the 9/11 terror attacks was the post-Cold War myth of American invincibility. Over the course of the past two decades, that myth was further worn away by cheap, hidden IEDs; a forever war and the mental and physical scars it left behind.
My goal was to give the military community something to cheer for.” That’s from Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Marks, an Army combat medic who broke a world record while winning the gold medal in the women’s 100m backstroke at the 2020 Paralympic Games last week in Tokyo, Japan. The gold is just the latest in her five-medal collection.
Short military news today. I am sharing another excerpt from my upcoming book, Signs of hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of Life.
This is a partial list of the Table of Contents with chapter titles and description:
Mass Physicals in the Military
Twenty-five men standing in a row stark naked.
You May Never Know Who Your Friends Are in the Military
The Draftees didn’t like our Drill Sergeant
Draftees Were Totally Different
We invited them to our blanket parties.
Honors Marching Soldiers
My “Mean,” Drill Sergeant Put me in a Honors Marching unit.
The Military Food Wasn’t as Bad as Advertised
SOS ended up being one of my favorite meals.
Taking an Aim on Perfection
My adventures at the firing range.
Soldiers of the Month
My drill sergeant choose me for soldier of the month.
This is my Rifle; This is my Gun
Soldiers had to sleep with their rifles when they called it a gun.
Sometimes the Answers Are Available for You
We had to have a bed you could bounce a quarter off of.
More chapters and description in the next post on Wednesday.
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