On Saturday, 5 October 2008, CAPT Smith administered the oath of office and pinned on the insignia with the assistance of LCDR Buzzetti at the Marine Corps Reserve Center in Anacostia.
Years of labor with Marines and Sailors, at sea aboard carrier USS IKE and ashore at North Carolina, Virginia, Italy and Florida, and dogged determination in the paperwork department have now, officially, paid off.
Oh, and how could I forget Iraq? I guess it's not so hard to do, after all.
Forget the people never.
Gifts in Strange and Terrifying Packages. A Meditation on a saying from Job - I spent today high in the Cascades of Washington State, near Mt. Baker, one of the volcanic peaks in the range along the “ring of fire” that comes up the c...
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