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MY CAREER IN THE MILITARY: PART FOUR: Patience as its Own Reward

(For those of you who haven’t been following stories of my short-term military career in the 70’s, you may want to read the earlier postings to bring you up-to-date before tackling this one.) Now I’m sitting pretty with orders to … Continue reading

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My Career in the Military: Part Two–Fire Direction Control

Go ahead…step off the plane onto the sticky tarmac at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, six a.m., the searing sun just breaking the horizon on a late August day. You recoil at the blast of a hot wind and dense humidity. Your … Continue reading

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