Wednesday’s Hero

Spc. Jonnie L Stiles 38 years old from Highlands Ranch, Colorado 769th Engineer Battalion, Louisiana Army National Guard November 13, 2008 Louisiana National Guard spokesman Maj. Michael Kazmierzak said Spc. Jonnie L. Stiles had been serving as a gunner on a Humvee doing route clearance when and IED detonated near his vehicle in Jalalabad, … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody 55 years old from Fort Belvoir, Virginia Call it breaking the brass ceiling. Ann E. Dunwoody, after 33 years in the Army, ascended Friday to a peak never before reached by a woman in the U.S. military: four-star general. At an emotional promotion ceremony, Dunwoody looked back on her years in uniform, said it was a credit to the … [Read more...]

Flying Nowadays

If you read my travel blog, I outlined all the airlines and the baggage fees that they (the airlines) are now collecting.  I seriously swear it is getting to the point that if you have the wrong color bag, they are going to charge.  A lot of the airlines are also charging for blankets, pillows, soft drinks, water, and anything else you can think off.  In this … [Read more...]