Concerning Assur-nasir-habal or Assur-nasir-pal (“i.e.”, “Assur preserves the son”) we possess fuller historical records than of any other of the Assyrian monarchs, and among these the following inscription is the most important. From it, and from the inscription upon his statue discovered by Mr. Layard [Footnote: Now in the British Museum.] in the ruins of […]
Forces Of Valor
If the forces can’t manage to snatch a gun from a 14-yr old and instead raze 5 houses to the ground, from a safe distance while sipping coffee, I ask why shouldn’t a team of Civil Engineers, trained in building implosions, be employed instead? They bring down structures in a much-controlled manner. Why aren’t the […]
My name is Patrick “Rick” Stanfield. I live in Seattle, WA. I’m helping to bring closure for my brother-in-law, Dr. Karl L. Voegtlin, M.D., retired, who has been in possession of this unique American Flag since his father, LCD Walter L. Voegtlin, M.D., died in 1975. (Voegtlin is pronounced Votelyn). PROPOSAL On behalf of Karl […]
Written by Kmac El Bey A Queen don’t need to wear makeup. She knows that she was born beautiful and can’t nothing else in this world make her moor beautiful than her maker did. A Queen is modest and always covered up. She doesn’t show her goodies to th public nor wear tight, revealing […]
Happy birthday to Valora Noland, born December 8, 1941. Valora Noland is the stage name of Valor Baum, the actress who played Daras in the Star Trek: The Original Series episode “Patterns of Force”. In addition to Star Trek, Noland has been seen on such television shows as The Rifleman, Laramie (in an episode with […]
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/costs-confederacy-special-report-180970731/ Images omitted. To see the photos that accompany the article go to the above link. ********************************************************** Archaeology U.S. History World History Video Newsletter The Costs of the Confederacy In the last decade alone, American taxpayers have spent at least $40 million on Confederate monuments and groups that perpetuate racist ideology By Brian Palmer and […]
British-allied American Indians of the 18th century. On the left is an Iroquois warrior from about 1759. He is tattooed) and is armed with a painted trade musket. The Mohawk in the center is from the early 18th century) and is carrying a Hudson Valley fowling piece. He has complex tattoos on his face and […]
americasgreatoutdoors: On a quiet morning 77 years ago today, Imperial Japanese forces attacked the United States at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Shocked and angered by the attack, the country joined the Allied forces to fight World War II, inspired by the call of “Remember Pearl Harbor.” A moving reminder of the service and sacrifice of those […]
The Beginning The history of Fort Leonard Wood dates back to the dark days just before World War II. By 1940, war had engulfed Europe and much of Asia. By then, many Americans believed that it was only a matter of time before the country would be drawn into what was rapidly becoming a global […]
Today, we honor those who perished 77 years ago at Pearl Harbor, and we salute every veteran who served in World War II over the 4 years that followed that horrific attack.
By William “Duke” Smither “If the muse were mine to tempt it And my feeble voice was strong, If my tongue were trained to measures, I would sing a stirring song. I would sing a song heroic Of those noble sons of Ham, Of the gallant colored soldiers Who fought for Uncle Sam!…” (From […]
Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s recently reviewed the outstanding Series 2016 Air Force Base Refunding TIF Bonds and the currently proposed Series 2018 AFB TIF Bonds. Both agencies issued ratings in the “A” category, with stable outlook, for the 2016 bonds. And, both assigned a similar rating to the proposed new issue of up to $15 million.
Our family was forever changed on this day. This is that true story.
December 25, 1941
The Ole Willis Place on Barber Creek. Longleaf, Louisiana
Ran Willis arises before sunrise, nestles next to the fireplace, with hot coffee—as alone as the morning star.
The wind whistles through the dogtrot and awakens Julian. He struggles upright, half asleep, and rubs his eyes as he pours a cup of coffee.
“When I started taking prerequisites for my nursing program in the Spring of 1998, my idea about what a nurse was and did were mostly learned by watching Major Margaret Houlihan from MASH.