Posts Tagged ‘Memorial Day’

MEMORIAL DAY 2014  – Honoring A Fallen Hero It was two days before my sixth birthday that USAF soldier Sgt.  Thomas E. Fike was killed in Viet Nam on a helicopter piloted by my dad. They were flying over the jungle near Saigon. My dad wrote in a report that they’d seen a “black” something […]

In military families there are some things that seldom, if ever, really get discussed openly and freely.  Hollywood loves to spin tales of heroism in war but it’s only on rare occasions when someone slips in a military family and the word gets out–and even then, the details remain glossed over.  And so on this […]




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