My Weekly Thoughts
Random thoughts on God, life, work, family, country and the world. Meanwhile, take time to let a soldier know he's not forgotten. Visit Any Soldier to find out how.

Archive for February 2010

Wednesday Heroes: Lance Cpl. Andrew Koenig

February 24, 2010

Lance Cpl. Andrew Koenig It is hard to know whether Monday was a very bad day or a very good day for Lance Cpl. Andrew Koenig. On the one hand, he was shot in the head. On the other, the bullet bounced off him. In one of those rare battlefield miracles, an insurgent sniper hit […]

Wednesday Hero: Capt. Ferris W. Butler

February 17, 2010

 Capt. Ferris W. Butler Capt. Ferris W. Butler, former platoon leader with D Company, 214th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain, 2nd Brigade Combat Team out of Fort Drum, N.Y., talks to the Soldiers at Morale, Welfare and Recreation east Feb. 5 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq. Butler, a Port Tobacco, Mass., native, participated in Operation […]

Wednesday Heroes: Marvin Gelnn

February 10, 2010

This Week’s Post Was Written By Mark In Honor Of His Wife’s Grandfather Marvin Glenn & His Wife, Christina Marvin Glenn was born in Oklahoma, joined the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1939, and married his wife of over 60 years. Marvin enlisted in the Navy in 1944, becoming a member of the Greatest Generation. He […]

Wednesday Heroes: Haitian Relief

February 3, 2010

Airmen from the Kentucky National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group help to offload wounded Haitian refugees and medics from Puerto Rico National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters at the air hub Jan. 25, 2010, in Barahona, Dominican Republic. Photo Courtesy U.S Air Force Taken By Tech. Sgt. Dennis Flora These brave men and women sacrifice […]