An Old Soldier's Shared Wisdom

My Life Experiences and Various Musings


September 2016

Army Retirement Links

Just wanted to share some links to information regarding military retirement benefits. I've also included links to sites that are covering the new military retirement system that will go in to effect 1 Oct 2018. (Also known as the 2016... Continue Reading →


Some Scripture That Applies to Today

2 Timothy 3:1-5 1 But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. 2¬†For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3 heartless, unappeasable,... Continue Reading →

Interesting Campaign Funding Information

I learned today that Starbucks has endorsed Hillary Clinton for President and is making contributions to her campaign. So every time that you purchase something from Starbucks you are supporting Hillary Clinton's campaign financially. I ask that anyone and everyone... Continue Reading →

A Little Army Retirement Advice

Just wanted to share some information that I have discovered while reading a book written by a former colleague of mine and one outstanding Senior Non-commissioned Officer, SFC (Ret) Abbie Perretti-Blaisdell. 1) If retiring from a CONUS assignment you may... Continue Reading →

Malama Ka ‘Aina- Respect the Land

Malama ka'aina is Hawaiian for care for the land or respect the land. It is interesting here on the Island of Oahu. There are many local (native born) people who are constantly voicing their frustration over the trash all over... Continue Reading →

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Climate Change Hypocrisy

Let me preface this blog post by stating that this is most certainly not an argument for or against climate change, though I have my theories/opinions. "My hypocrisy knows no bounds." Doc Holliday, Tombstone 1993 This should be a quote... Continue Reading →

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