Monthly Archives: December 2011

Women in Combat Operations

There is a debate going on right now concerning women’s equality, particularly in the military. As it stands, women are not allowed to take place in strictly ground combat occupations. This doesn’t mean that women in the military are always … Continue reading

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Military Intelligence is an Oxymoron? I Think Not.

I was in class some time ago when a professor made a joke about the meaning of what an oxymoron is. It means a figure of speech that combines contradictory terms. She gave some like “Act Naturally” and “Aunt Jemima Light”, but then she … Continue reading

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Origins of the Christmas Tree, Santa Claus and other Christmas “Myths”

There is a lot of talk among many circles of the nature of many traditions in many Christian holidays.  What does a fat man breaking into the homes of tiny children have to do with the baby Jesus? Did baby … Continue reading

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The Nice List

I wanted to lighten up a little with this post and mention some organizations out there that I feel that we all need to keep close to our heart and in our thoughts this Christmas season. I am calling this … Continue reading

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Is This the True Nature of Occupy?

I am a student at the University of North Texas, the site where this week Darwin Cox, 23 was found dead in his Occupy Denton tent colony. The more I thought about it the angrier I became. First I must say, … Continue reading

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Should there be a Marine Corps Academy?

I am writing this post to my fellow Marines out there. I am suggesting, though I am not the first, that a discussion regarding the status of formal Marine Corp Academy be created. To begin with, I am a former … Continue reading

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Got to Get Started Somewhere.

So I decided to write a blog. You are probably here because you have been lured to my site by one of my very interesting and informative articles and have decided to join my legion of loyal followers. Or perhaps … Continue reading

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