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  • November 27, 2017
    Posted by Sargesbrat
    What's with all this sexual intrigue in D.C.?   When I worked in the Sacramento capitol building late at night, we would carefully knock on each door before entering a senator's or representative's office lest we upset a late night "session".   Every office settup was the same. It woul...
  • November 17, 2017
    Posted by Sargesbrat
            the CNN News photographer quickly used a>> cell phone to call the local airport to charter a>> flight.>>>> He was told a twin-engine plane would be waiting for him at>> the airport.>>>> Arriving at the airfield, he spotted ...
  • October 5, 2017
    Posted by retcolusa
    An open letter to the NFL players, ****************You graduated high school in 2011. Your teenage years were a struggle. You grew up on the wrong side of the tracks. Your mother was the leader of the family and worked tirelessly to keep a roof over your head and food on your plate. Academics were ...
  • After 30 years in the Air Force, Chief Master Sergeant George Roof wrote this article.  It seems to sum up where I am at this moment so checked it out and found it to be legit. Have fun -- Because I am a “lifer” in the military, I’ve seen the impact of apresident more than m...
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      You may recognize many of these actors of the past.  How many current ones can add to this list?     Hollywood's greatest--  George Gobel comedi...

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    lisahunterDecommissioned Posts and Bases: Three of the bases my dad was stationed at have closed. Donaldson AFB, South Carolina; Rhein Main AFB, Germany and Goose Bay AFB, Labrador. It is sad because you can only go "home" in memories and photographs. Military brats today have the advan...  more
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      Jimi Well said
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      Wolf <> Amen to that Lisa, kinda leaves a gaping hole where there were once footprints, eh <> Got stuck in Goose Bay while a college age'd dependent during a May blizzard... That Summer trip involved five days at McGuire AFB before an available mil...  more
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    • lisahunter
      Jimi One of the posts where we were stationed was closed down, and another location is on the brinks. Never lived at Rhein Main; but visited, of course. That closure was a huge surprise to us, since we hadn't been there since the early 80s.
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    Wolf  <> Happy & a safe Independence Day to the myriad of "Brat's" out there... No doubt you'all don't need a refresher course of the requisite sacrifices nor that the grasp on the freedom handle seems to be getting more slippery with each ...  more
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    pamelarushtonbarrittAir Force Brats: Hello everyone.  My dad served in the Army during WWII, got out for a couple of years, and when I was 6 months old he joined the Air Force as a Lt. Col.  He was in Intelligence, so he couldn’t share a lot of his experiences with us.  I recently found out ...  more
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      Jimi That's a very cool story !
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    pamelarushtonbarrittHickam : Is there anyone out there who went to Radford High School in 1966 and 1967?  I was there for my Freshman and sophomore years.  I’d love to hear from you.   
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