Monthly Archives: December 2011

Updating the International Phonetic Alphabet

The ‘phonetic alphabet’ is a ‘spelling alphabet’ used by various organizations, civilian and military, for ‘over the air’ communication.  I learned it as a kid, and have used it ever since. At some point I also learned that the alphabet … Continue reading

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Time for a ‘time out’ here with my usual blogging… I have heard enough about ‘islamophobia.’  Every time I hear it, it’s as if the term is being used to suppress my thought for the ideas of others – specifically, … Continue reading

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Off To Australia…

Just after I made ‘major,’ I had lunch with Bill ‘Doc’ Holaday.  Bill was a high school classmate of mine who worked at AFMPC (Air Force Military Personnel Center).  We both were on the major’s list. During lunch Doc told … Continue reading

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A “Threat to Our Nation?”

 This is a “Christmas card” sample I received in July 2011.  Kinda neat… I have a couple of grandsons; and a mind that won’t stop.  I also have a daughter-in-law who is a photographer at an Air National Guard base.  … Continue reading

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