From the Halls of Montezuma

The United States Marine Corps today celebrates the 234th birthday for the American fighting force that has spearheaded victories in battles from Mexico's 'Halls of Montezuma' to Africa's 'shores of Tripoli' and thousands of locales in between. Whether in the Middle East today, or in the pre-Vietnam War days when my father, Matthew Veasey, served … Continue reading From the Halls of Montezuma

9/11: Not the first attack on America, won’t be the last

"The British are Coming!" "Remember the Alamo!" "A Date Which Will Live in Infamy" "9/11" All of these phrases are now burned by history into the collective American consciousness, automatically bringing us back to times when our nation was under attack right here on our own soil. However, the first three are actually a bit … Continue reading 9/11: Not the first attack on America, won’t be the last