Monthly Archives: January 2012

Badass of the week- Sgt. Warren G. H. Crecy

had to move up the BAOTW post because… I’m going home! Gonna be traveling the end of the week and I wanted to get this one done because this guy was a true war time badass – Sgt. Warren G.H. Crecy. One of … Continue reading

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Routine- maintenance of body, mind, and machine

As the weather changed from cold to rainy in the months of March and April of 2011, the crew fell into a routine of launch, recovery and maintenance outside of our watch periods. Isolation began to take its toll on … Continue reading

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New feature- Badass of the week: Alcibiades

I came across this site by accident and was so entertained by Ben’s writing style that I decided to pay homage to it by listing a new badass from his list every Friday with a link to its’ original page. Created by Ben Thompson … Continue reading

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Gentleman…Warrior

Came across this page while reading random blogs. Great post and true to how a man should be from a guy who is trying to find his way back from a dark place. Gentleman…Warrior.

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Life on the COP

The French Marines we were stationed with were a good group – friendly and anxious for us to start flying so they could work with us. Inflation went well and a French camera crew was there to record the process. Never … Continue reading

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Made it to our new “home”

The weather had finally broken, the stars aligned and we had a flight out set for around 0800 hours. Standing next to the HLZ (helicopter landing zone) outside of the COP,  we admired the view of the valley below from … Continue reading

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Things we take for granted or ignore for entertainment

  I enjoy movies and tv- I have no problem going to a theater by myself or spending the day watching my favorite shows. It is an escape from everyday issues and cool to see science fiction or action tales brought … Continue reading

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