+If you like what you see, please subscribe at the top of this page where it says, “subscribe.” When you do, all future posts will come directly to your inbox. Also, if you know some else who could benefit from this site, please let them know.
“One thing about internal injuries is there’s not too many nerve endings there. So I said ‘hey it’s not bleeding too badly, so I’ll keep going.’ And then all hell broke loose.” That’s from Daniel Inouye: soldier, Medal of Honor recipient, and now the namesake of the Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer.
“The Oklahoma governor ordering that no Oklahoma National Guardsmen are required to take the COVID-19 vaccination is a direct attack on national military readiness.” That’s from William Enyart, who knows his stuff, since he is a retired major general who served in the Air Force, the Army National Guard, and as Adjutant General of the Illinois National Guard.
|NATO chief seeks to hold Germany to its commitments as cornerstone of nuclear strategy|
|The alliance’s nuclear-sharing strategy includes storing U.S. nuclear weapons at various sites in Europe, including at least one base in Germany.|
|US Forces Japan commits $500 million to replace 24 trucking contracts with Nine Japanese transportation companies have signed on to a contract to haul items for the US military on Japan’s main islands.|
Sgt. Christian Joseph D’Andrea, 22, was stationed at Fort Wainwright as a gunner and ammunition team chief with the 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, the Army said in a news release.
The German state of Bavaria, home to thousands of U.S. troops, is canceling all Christmas markets statewide because of especially high COVID-19 infection rates, authorities there announced Friday.
South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said it detected seven Russian and two Chinese military aircraft in the country’s air defense identification zone off its eastern coast.
No excerpt today from my upcoming book, Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of life. Too busy. Come back to see future excerpts. Better yet..go to the top of this page and click on “Subscribe.” When you do all future posts will come directly to your inbox.
Checking on you my friend. How are the days going for you? Too many dark clouds? Too upset with what is going on in our world?
There are over 13,450 fellow veterans subscribed to this site, who have your back.
If the path you are walking is just too tough, GET HELP!!
Here is a toll free number to call 24/7. There are highly qualified counselors there to help you, and they will not hang up until they know you are OK.
You are never alone.
You are never forsaken.
You are never unloved.
And above all…never, ever, give up!