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by Brandon Friedman
Comment Count 293 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2009 at 02:06 PM PDT with 725 Recommends
I got a call last week from Senator Sherrod Brown's Office. The call was prompted by a Kossack whose son had been helped by the Senator’s office. [Thank you, whoever you are!] The call came from ...
by llbear
Comment Count 102 comments on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 03:04 PM PST with 288 Recommends
When I checked out as an Aircraft Commander I was told that I had two jobs "fly the plane" and "make decisions". That's why I got paid the big bucks. Well, not that big. An Air Force Captain with ...
by Major Kong
Comment Count 42 comments on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 10:48 AM PST with 74 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 68 comments on Sun May 19, 2013 at 08:10 AM PDT with 72 Recommends
I'm biased of course, but I've never felt that the B-52 community got much credit for what we did in the 1991 Gulf War. I learned from the History Channel, back when it still had history, that the F-
by Major Kong
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 07:42 AM PST with 66 Recommends
During the Gulf War fatigue was at least as great a threat to us as enemy action. Maybe more so. The single B-52 lost during the conflict was due to a very tired crew mismanaging some systems ...
by Major Kong
Comment Count 45 comments on Sun Jan 06, 2013 at 11:40 AM PST with 64 Recommends
The imbroglio over former Secretary of State ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2015 at 01:57 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
Most people's image of the Gulf War is an F-117 putting a smart-bomb through the air vent of a bunker. Clean, surgical, precise. Pentagon spokespersons and cable news networks ate this kind of thing ...
by Major Kong
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 03:24 PM PST with 61 Recommends
I know that the news has been out for a couple of days now, but I had to think before I put into words, my anger at Secretary Peake of the Veterans Administration and HIS decision ...
by testvet6778
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2008 at 04:51 AM PST with 41 Recommends
I have seen many comments on the resignation of one of the worst VA heads in the history of the Veterans Administration in this nation. The veterans of this nation deserve the best care and ...
by testvet6778
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed Jul 18, 2007 at 10:15 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
by JLFinch
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Jul 09, 2006 at 12:11 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
'You want me to fly at 50 feet agl? Hell! I'm not CLIMBING for ANYBODY!!' This diary is for exatc - enjoy!
by shortfinals
Comment Count 48 comments on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 04:00 PM PST with 29 Recommends
by j sundman
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Nov 28, 2005 at 02:05 PM PST with 29 Recommends
Every war produces some weird stories. The Gulf War was no exception. Some of these happened to me and some were related to me. Some are funny, some are tragic and some are absurd. Keep in mind ...
by Major Kong
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 09:02 AM PST with 27 Recommends
The following is a report from the Army Times on Sarin and Gulf War Syndrom After all this time, from Gulf War I, maybe the thousands that ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed May 30, 2007 at 02:02 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
I along with 7119 other enlisted men were used in chemical weapons and drug experiments at Edgewood Arsenal between 1955 - 1975. The Department of defense used us in this March ...
by testvet6778
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 18, 2007 at 10:42 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
I want to make this brief, as I have a bunch of papers to grade, but the war has been weighing on my mind a lot as of late and I thought I could get a few things off of my mind by writing this. You ...
by dizzydean
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Jan 15, 2011 at 10:15 AM PST with 22 Recommends
Today we're ...
by CalNM
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Nov 11, 2007 at 07:46 AM PST with 22 Recommends
It occured to me the other day that we've been bombing Iraq for over half of my lifetime. Despite billions of tons of high explosives being dropped on this country, the conditions in that country ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Aug 10, 2014 at 12:00 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
I learned about this story at MSNBC how ...
by Suggestion For A New National Anthem
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Aug 11, 2007 at 12:43 AM PDT with 20 Recommends