Wednesday’s Hero

Senior Airman Austin Stoker Senior Airman Austin Stoker replenishes a .50-caliber machine gun after a training mission in Afghanistan in March. Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force taken by Tech. Sgt. Dennis J. Henry Jr. These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so others may get to enjoy freedom. For that I am proud to call them … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Maj. Gen. Glenn M. Walters Maj. Gen. Glenn M. Walters, commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, pilots a KC-130J Hercules in southwestern Afghanistan in 2011, when he commanded 2nd MAW (Forward). Walters assumed command of 2nd MAW in May 2012, just two months after returning from Afghanistan. "Instead of employing the wing in combat, now I'm … [Read more...]

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2013

As we prepare to ring in the New Year, it is the perfect time to reflect on the past 12 months. With 2013 a few weeks away, The World Almanac—the perennial archive of prominent people, events and places—has unveiled its “Top Ten News Topics of 2012.” Found in The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2013, the “Top Ten News Topics of 2012” highlights the headlines … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Senior Airman Nicholas J. Alden and Airman 1st Class Zachary R. Cuddeback March 2, 2011 On March 2, a gunman walked into a Frankfurt, Germany airport and shot four people, killing two of them. They were: Senior Airman Nicholas J. Alden who was 25-years-old from Williamston, S.C. He was assigned to the 48th Security Forces Squadron at RAF … [Read more...]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]

Samsung Galaxy Note5 #SprintMom

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Sprint. I received product to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Want the perfect gift for under the tree this holiday season?  The Samsung Galaxy Note5 should definitely be on your list of gifts this […]

Put Your Heart Into It with Meg LaFauve and Kelsey Mann #GoodDinoEvent

If you want to talk to 2 people who love their jobs, you have to talk to Screenwriter Meg LaFauve and Story Supervisor Kelsey Mann. It is pretty amazing what goes into making a movie and talking to Meg LaFauve and Kelsey Mann brings us back to the beginning. They are there from the start […]