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Remember Memorial Day and America's freedom fighter

Mike-MinzesDC3

This Memorial weekend I got it, you have things to do, people to see. Families will travel, rest will be taken. But for all that is holy, please take if it’s only a few minutes and think of your warriors who will and have in the past walked through fire for you and this great country. 

It has been my humble pleasure to serve with some of the greatest citizens that routinely make the ultimate sacrifice to America and its people. For you they go into the usually worse conditions, at the worse time and make the biggest difference. Politics aside throughout the years, your warriors have gone and did the unpopular, the impossible and the unachievable and returned with stellar results and then got ready to do it again.

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Remember Memorial Day

Bob-KidderKS26

(First of series of posts) What is memorial day?

Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May (May 31 in 2010). Formerly known as Decoration Day, it commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in the military service.[1] First enacted to honor Union soldiers of the American Civil War (it is celebrated near the day of reunification after the Civil War), it was expanded after World War I.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memorial_Day)


Cyber Warrior Afghanistan

Cyber warrior of Facebook and Twitter in Afghanistan & Iraq

As of late, the military has restricted the access to deployed servicemembers to typical websites like YouTube, Blogger, Facebook and Twitter due to a combination of operational security, bandwidth use/access and  time management.  If you attended the Milblogger conference you learned how the different branches have not only allowed but encouraged servicemembers to utilize the above mentioned sites as a force multiplier. 

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Home field advantage...HOME!

GANG!
After a short (not so much) seven months of kicking ass and taking names in Afg….I’m home. I’ve been laying low and smoking some nice cigars and taking it easy. You would be so very proud of your Marines as everyday was an excitement. Now, I wasn’t able to post much there for one, I was in a very remote outpost and two, we were busy kicking ass, but, I have a bunch of posts that are safe to post now. Sit back, take it easy and know, your Marines are safe and home! .........…has the beer always been this cold???
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