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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Robbie Bean and Senior Airman John Ostrowske rappel with the American flag during the opening ceremony of an Arenacross 2009 series dirt bike race event in Dayton, Ohio, Jan. 17, 2009. Both airmen are pararescuemen assigned to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Libby Stevenson

NFL Color Guard's Super Bowl Attendence Causing Quite the Stir



From many of you I received numerous emails about the NFL and why they were giving them the boot after their Color Guard duties and were not going to be afforded the opportunity to watch the game.

 My first motion was to email them with the other 1200 emails with a “what the hell” statement. However, every coin has two sides and I know the NFL takes care of the military among other great corporations.

Please take the time to read my email to them and the response I received from the NFL, then you will have all of the facts.

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Gran Torino...A Marine's review


So ….last night “House Cinc” (the Ms) and I went and saw Gran Torino the movie. Although we went to the 7:230 showing, on Sat night made for a fantastic freak show of the paint chip licking teenagers I got to see while standing in line.  Do they own mirrors? For all that is holy, do their parents let them go out like that because they hate them? I saw proof of why some parents eat their young…..

Anyway, the movie is about 2rhs long. The theater was full (pretty sure I was one of the youngest guys there) as I had chit chat with two retired Army dogs in the concessions line. Good talk!

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Best Military Blog

Thanks to all who voted for the OMV!!! You guys are awesome and your votes are proof that anyone can make a difference! Check out the winners and additional awesom military blogs herehttp://2008.weblogawards.org/polls/best-military-blog/

Congrats to Michael Yon for best Mil blog!

I'll burn a nice Maduro for him!!