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Take a Child to a War Zone?

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Have you ever had the opportunity to take a child to a war zone? Biddy Chambers did. So did I. We, however, reached different conclusions about the wisdom of visiting a war zone with a child. My story–the Caribbean My Navy guy served on a fast attack submarine that spent the 1983 fall on a […]

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What is a Change of Command?

Change of command

Today at a change of command for a Coast Guard friend, our pastor’s wife asked me if I’d ever attended one before. “Frequently for 20 years,” I said. Changes of commands are part of the military ritual and I enjoyed today’s very much. Most of my civilian friends, however, didn’t know what I what I […]

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