Eric Kettani returns to duty

One of the stories in the news today concerns running back Eric Kettani, of the New England Patriots, who was graduated from the United States Naval Academy and commissioned as an officer in the Navy. Lt Kettani was ordered to, and has, reported to the USS Klakring (FFG-42) for deployment. Lt Kettani requested leave, to …

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The Jim Thorpe Memorial Day Parade

I tried to persuade SPC Pico and PFC Pico that they should arise, put on their ACUs, and march in the Jim Thorpe Memorial Day parade; it didn’t work. Nor was I surprised. The parade passes right in front of our house, and, as always, is pretty small. Click on any picture to embiggen.

Colman McCarthy and ROTC on campuses

From Phineas on his site and at Sister Toldjah: Brain-dead moral equivalence Posted by: Phineas on December 30, 2010 at 3:38 pm Colman McCarthy at the Washington Post: To oppose ROTC, as I have since my college days in the 1960s, when my school enticed too many of my classmates into joining, is not to …

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