Tag: military

  • After the Flag Has Been Folded: Excerpt

    After the Flag Has Been Folded: Excerpt

    In one of the letters he sent Mama from Nam, Daddy referred to their first date: “I remember when I took some good looking girl to the carnival in Kingsport. Do you remember?” The letter arrived shortly after Daddy died. In that same letter, he[..]
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  • Building a Domestic Military?

    Building a Domestic Military?

    Our local county Sheriff Department is seeking funding from civic organizations to buy Kevlar vests for its staff. I like our Sheriff and I have a great deal of respect for local law enforcement. But here’s the thing — we live in rural Oregon. During[..]
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  • G.I. God

    G.I. God

    I've been a church-goer long enough to know that nothing gets people riled up quicker than talk about styles of worship. I once attended a church where, I kid you not, we sang Victory in Jesus every Sunday. Every Sunday. We sang it so much[..]
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