Category Archives: service

Celebration of a Hero’s Too Short Life

July 4, 2017 is an Independence Day we will never forget.  That is why I chose it.  All eleven of the the family were in Cambridge UK at the American Cemetery  to celebrate the life of my oldest brother George, … Continue reading

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A Memorial Day Thank You

Please visit this site  and read the story of one of the thousands of young Americans who unselfishly gave his life during the D-Day invasion to preserve freedom in the world. George Bowler Tullidge was my brother.

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“Departures” The 2009 Japanese Best Foreign Film

The other day I had a response to my world faith blog on Reincarnation and Mummification.  People are very interested in death rituals and beliefs, the unknown aspect of what happens after death. My memory was jostled by the … Continue reading

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Deadly Mistake the Morning of December 7, 1941 at Pearl Harbor

Kermit A. Tyler was on duty at Fort Shafter’s radar information center on Dec. 7, 1941.(Earnie Grafton/associated Press) Kermit A. Tyler, 96 Pearl Harbor figure Kermit A. Tyler, 96 By Dennis McLellan Sunday, February 28, 2010 “Don’t worry about it.” … Continue reading

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Hackshaw Ridge. . . . . A Film

Medic, Desmond Doss, running into the battle without a gun, only his medic supplies ,to try to save lives. This film has some of the bloodiest and authentic battlefield scenes since “Saving Private Ryan”  and actually is reminiscent of the … Continue reading

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Hero. . . . . Heroes

Cadet Tom Surdyke died on June 30,2016.  He willingly gave his life to save a swimmer in distress off the beach of Long Island.  The distressed swimmer lived because of Tom’s unselfish act.  Tom gave his life in service for … Continue reading

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Football Weekend at West Point

Last weekend I was  visiting a graduate, now retired , LtC Karen Ward. I was invited to spend the Saturday helping with the Rotary Club selling food to benefit the suffering the  people of Haiti.  I got to pop in … Continue reading

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