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No victory at bargain basement prices

“There is no victory at bargain basement prices.” – General Dwight D. Eisenhower   The best book I have read on Eisenhower provided me insight into his amazing ability to bluff. Apparently he was a great poker player and took ...

Spec Ops Backpack of choice for any outdoor adventure

In the military I was first introduced to the Gregory Mountain backpack in Special Operations. I was so impressed, and even happier that my Team issued them to us. It is a dream for any type of travel whether outdoors for recreation, hiking, or any a ...

The Spartans – Review

Sparta? what do you really know? So who doesn’t know the story of the Spartan 300? I think given the movies, books and mysticism given to the subject it is worth getting the facts. Like for one just who were the Spartans? And what made them so diff ...

Fortune Beholds the Bold

  “Fortune befriends the bold.” – John Dryden. Operation Market Garden was the largest military airdrop in history began promptly at 13:00 on the afternoon of September 17, 1944. Amazing stories and account of Operation Market Garden: ...

More Drinking, More Flying?

Humor in aviation about partying and then flying, but there are two Federal Aviation Rules that are important to know when it comes to drinking and flying. Most pilots are aware of the “8 hour” rule, that is, 8 hours from bottle to throttle, alth ...

Top 3 Military Transition Books

 Of all the specific military to civilian transition guides out there I found this one to be the most helpful. As an added bonus they have updated it periodically to keep it focused on the times. The specific templates contained in the book were a g ...

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