Join the 912 Project

The picture accompanying this story might look like a scene out of some late 1960's, Gump-esque, anti-Vietnam War rally with counter-culture hippies, radicals, and others disenchanted with the actions and policies of their government protesting those actions and policies.However, the picture, one that many of you likely have never seen because the former mainstream media … Continue reading Join the 912 Project

Movie vets help the rest of us appreciate

Like most Americans, I have never experienced the honor of wearing the uniform of one of our brave military branches in service to my country. I have heard it from many who are my same age. We turned 18 years of age in the late 1970's and early 1980's.There was no war raging at that … Continue reading Movie vets help the rest of us appreciate

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