There were 6-8 guys I'd call Army buddies; didn't know any of them from Adam, but all of our lives crossed paths in Viet Nam. While still in country, we scheduled a reunion more than two years hence -- in St. Louis, under the arch on July 4th, 1974. Since the reunion, I maintained contact … Continue reading Viet Nam revisited
The Army-Navy football game was played this last Saturday, the 114th meeting between the two oldest military academies. It is one of my favorite football games of the year, and I've written about it before. The tradition of the game and the spirit in which it is played always sends a chill up my spine … Continue reading Go Army – part II
While watching the annual Army - Navy football game last Saturday, the Greatest All Time Rivalry, I began to wonder what makes this game so special. Is it the tradition, the pageantry, the sea of cadets and midshipmen in the stands, the sky darkened when the victors throw their hats? What is it? My Dad, … Continue reading Go Army!