The Champagne Squadron Come on. They have to expect us to laugh at that! Don’t they? DVIDS KABUL, Afghanistan â€“ The first of six Mirage aircraft from 2-3 Champagne Squadron, French Expeditionary Air Group, landed at Kandahar Airfield recently. The squadron, which is relocating from its former detachment base at Dushanbe Airport, Tajikistan, will now […]
I cannot be certain but I suspect that this news release’s author did not intend the irony I find in the bolded paragraph. By U.S. Army Pfc. Melissa M. Escobar, 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment JALALABAD AIRFIELD, Afghanistan, March 20, 2007 â€” When the first six soldiers from the medical team with C Company, 710th […]
Ah, the summer of 1944. I remember it well. The French countryside was alive with the sounds of birds and turning coats. Flowering baskets and collaborators hung from every lamp post. And a beautiful young woman named Lilli Marlene bade a tearful farewell to her beloved Otto, and prepared to welcome her beloved Hank, just as her mother had a generation before.
Congrats to my brother on eleven years of marriage. Oh, yeah. It’s also a holiday in France. They celebrate the capture of a nearly vacant prison by an unruely mob. Huge victory.
We had snow today in Rochester, the first real snow of the season. Not enough to accumulate, but it may overnight. I still remain disgusted and dismayed about the actions of the Senate Republican leadership. What’s worse, they don’t seem to realize that they’re trampling all over their base. My appendix seems to be cranky […]