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Today's Medal of Honor Moment for 22 July

There are seven Medals awarded for actions on this day in our martial history. The Medal opens the dance in it's usual place, the Civil War, with four Medals from the Battle of Atllanta,...


Sunday at the Ballpark

My sister and her family (including 5-week-old McKayla) were here for a long weekend visit. I managed to only take pictures of our jaunt to Dogfish Head Alehouse so I’ll spare you p...


Our Trip to the Inner Harbor, Baltimore MD

Did you like my movie trailer? HA! So on this cool ipad air, they have this app that allows you to make movies. I had to make a movie trailer about this SeaDog Speedboat cruise! I worked ...


Irish Heritage Jewelry

My oldest daughter and I have taken an interest in working on family history and we have traced it back to Ireland and Scotland on my grandmother’s side. We have decided to bring so...



Weber Marinades only $0.09 at the Commissary

  Stock up on Weber Marinades at the Commissary with this hot coupon deal! Grab the $1 off Weber Seasoning or (2) Marinades coupon from the 6/29... [[ This is a content summary only...


Typhoon Matmo, ahead of schedule

I made an unfortunate decision to take a quick walk to the grocery store to pick up some last minute supplies.  It had been lightly raining off and on, so I grabbed an umbrella and off I ...



Disney Armed Forces Salute Renewed for 2014-2015

Yayyyyy we can jump for joy as one of the most famous military discounts for military families has been renewed. Disney announced today their latest prices for the Armed Forces Salute Dis...


The Bean’s Second Birtday

The Bean turned two on Sunday! I can’t believe another year has passed, and it’s so cool to see the little boy he’s growing up to be. He is the happiest little boy, a ma...



The 6th Marine Division On Okinawa – Part Three of Six

Part Three of a six-part series of declassified and uncensored footage of the 6th Marine Division on Okinawa in 1945. H/T to the ROMANO-ARCHIVES


The 6th Marine Division On Okinawa – Part Two Of Six

Part Two of a six-part series of declassified and uncensored footage of the 6th Marine Division on Okinawa in 1945. H/T to the ROMANO-ARCHIVES


Legendary Marines: Lieutenant General Thomas E. Watson

Lieutenant General Thomas E. Watson, who retired on 1 July 1950, after completing nearly 38 years in the Marine Corps, died 6 March 1966 in a hospital in the Panama Canal Zone. His last c...


Marine Corps Poems: I Found Our Flag

I found our flag a hangin’ On a small town general store. It was faded and ragged, A thing we do deplore. But when I saw the owner Asittin’ on that front porch, I knew why it flew there F...


Marine Corps Photos: Log Run

Marines with Marine Rotational Force Darwin run with logs over their shoulders alongside infantry platoons from the Tongan Defence Service and the French Armed Forces New Caledonia during...


FREE Coca-Cola for U.S. Troops and Families from Kroger

  Kroger and Coca-Cola have teamed up and want to send up to 100,000 cans for FREE Coca-Cola to U.S. Troops and family members! All you have to... [[ This is a content summary only....


The Blogmopolitan Questinarre and Link-up

Hi all!  I came across this link-up (orignally from Two Thirds Hazel) on one of my favorite blogs, Eights on the Move.  If you've never checked out Ashley's blog you should.&nbs...


Dole Mandarin Oranges just $0.52 each at the Commissary

  Dole Mandarin Oranges (11 ounces) are on sale right now for just $0.89 at the Commissary! You can use the $0.75/2 Dole Mandarin Coupon from... [[ This is a content summary only. V...


The Military-Related Post I Write Every Year.....

Every year I feel like I write a post like this, whether here or on other outlets that I write for (like this one on Homefront United Network).  Seriously, it boggles the mind that t...


It is nice to have a nursing background.

Although I am not working in the nursing field, I do have about 3 years of experience. It was my undergrad major at UNCG before I switched over to Political Science. My family has some se...


HOT Commissary Deal! Bic razors as low as $0.50 with coupons

  Grab your June 29th Smartsource for this hot Commissary stock up deal! After the $2 coupon, you can grab some BiC Comfort 3 and Silky Touch... [[ This is a content summary only. V...


Staff Sgt Ryan Pitts receives Medal of Honor today

Read more here - http://fromcowpasturestokosovo.blogspot.com/2014/06/ssg-r-ryan-m-pitts-to-receive-medal-of.html?m=1



Second Amendment Quotes

“As civil rulers, not having their duty to the people before them, may attempt to tyrannize, and as the military forces which must be occasionally raised to defend our country, migh...