Return this man

I will not speak of his politics, nor will I sully this sad day with vitriol or anger. Rotties, I bid you stand. Let it be forever known this man was a warrior, let his service to his nation be remembered with eternal honour. Silver Star, Legion of Merit awarded twice,Distinguished Flying Cross, three Bronze

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Just a brief word

Wanted to let you all know I am well, and just taking things one day at a time. The service was packed, testament to the wonderful and loving lady I had the joy of calling my wife for 23 years. I am told that you never stop grieving, but that each day becomes a little

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Quick update

Just wanted you to know that barring any major developements, the bushfire emergency in NSW is over…for now. An army of 3000 volunteers from all over Australia got together, and through what can only be called a masterwork of planning, preparation and coordination, backed up by brave souls who dared walk into that inferno, the

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Scott Carpenter dies aged 88

Scott Carpenter, second astronaut to orbit the earth, has passed away peacefully, and with him memories of a time when Man reached for the stars, encased in tiny capsules..amongst the first to view this world of ours beyond the atmosphere..and to behold the true glory of of the heavens. I was seven years old when

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ANZAC Day 2013

In humble thanks for service and sacrifice, guarding our freedoms and our shores. “There is no greater love than this: that a person would lay down his life for the sake of his friends.” Lest we forget.

I bid you stand, and remember.

They say this land makes for hardy souls. Harsh and unrelenting, freezing rains and floods, fires and storms, wonders beyond description, and terrors to chill the soul. This land breeds men, known as Diggers, keepers of a tradition spanning centuries, honoured and respected by their fellows, and feared by those who stand against them. This

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