Hat tip to Vodkapundit.
Remembering those veterans from our respective families who have since passed on (reposted from years past): Bruce Henderson: Peter Anderson, USMC — My dear departed uncle Peter served with Marine Intel during Vietnam Ian Henderson, RAF — [my dear departed father] RAF pilot who served the crown during the Battle of Britain as well the [...]
I know I haven’t been posting much lately — I haven’t had a lot to say. But today, on Memorial Day, I want to repost the eulogy I gave for my father when we scattered his ashes out at sea in June 1997. My father’s life spanned three-fourths of this [the 20th] century and was, [...]
Life Lesson #1: Don’t mess with a Ghurka: OKHARA, Jan 13: Gorkha soldiers have long been known the world over for their valor and these khukuri-wielding warriors winning the British many a battle have become folklore. A retired Indian Gorkha soldier recently revisited those glory days when he thwarted 40 robbers, killing three of them [...]