Veterans/Military can now salute the flag out of uniform

Posted at WASHINGTON — Veterans and active-duty military not in uniform can now render the military-style hand salute during the playing of the national anthem, thanks to changes in federal law that took effect this month. “The military salute is a unique gesture of respect that marks those who have served in our nation’s […]

Google Calendar is bad?

The military decided to block a bunch of websites last night. Livejournal was one of them, which I guess I can understand. (Not that it stops me, obviously…) The website that does bother me, however, it that they blocked google calendar. What? We’re not allowed to use an online calendar to plan our day? Am […]

The night I died

Staff Sergeant Jones, whom goes by the alias Strider, or StriderA, has died due to a fatal gunshot wound to the chest on Thursday, Aug 30. Luckily, since we used blanks and an advance version of laser tag, death was only a temporary affair… but I’ll get to that in a moment. So yea, Eagle […]

Iraq, again…

Dates just came out. I leave for training again on 19 Sept. I’ll be there for a month, then I’ll be off to somewhere else for Live Fire Training. I’m not sure how long this will be, but after the training I’ll be on my way to Iraq once more. This time, instead of the […]