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We may have lost the battle

Listening to the circus performers and a mostly absent ringmaster perform in Washington, I’m full of real sadness for our nation. There will be no “deal” struck, and if one is finally found, it will hurt our once-great nation. This week signals that...

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A Peace-time Draft

Following WWII, the US moved quickly to demobilize the vast military it had constructed during the conflict. By 1948, less than 550,000 men remained in the Army. Relations between the Russians and Americans deteriorated rapidly. In 1947, the...

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US Army Reserve

On 23 April 1908 the US Army established reserve components which were, initially, all medical. Today 200.000 men and women serve in the US Army Reserves. These brave citizens are among the 1% of Americans who love our country enough to serve in her...

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New citizens

This week in Baghdad more than 100 US service members became naturalized citizens. Lt. Gen Charles Jacoby, Deputy Commanding General for Operations and Corps Commander, was the host for the ceremony. The 107 new citizens had come from 44 counties...

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