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About anniehamilton805

“You never really know what's coming. A small wave, or maybe a big one. All you can really do is hope that when it comes, you can surf over it, instead of drown in its monstrosity.” ― Alysha Speer I've lived in Southern California managing a rare endocrine condition for the past decade and write about the dark side of endocrine and thyroid dysfunction especially the amusing and/or ridiculousness. I'm blessed, learning and multiple surgeries, treatments and regiments later, still here. it's all good.

The meaning of Responsibility

        The Meaning of Responsibilityby Andrew P. O’Meara, Jr., United States Army, Retired   The following observations on inspirational leadership are excerpted from remarks delivered at a graduation ceremony at the Armor School in November 1982.             … Continue reading

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Leave no man behind (including comments & biography)

There were several reasons for writing this book, not the least of which, is the “loser” mentality of many Vietnam vets today. If you will read my flyer below carefully I believe you can see that I have made a … Continue reading

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You just don’t get it, Tony

You just don’t get it, Tony By Colonel Andrew P. O’Meara, Jr.   I read Tony Blankley’s lead Op-Ed column – “Long Live the New York Times” – in the May 2 edition of The Washington Times with great interest, … Continue reading

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Unsung Victories of American Airmen

Unsung Victories of American Airmen by Andrew P. O’Meara, Jr., Colonel, United States Army, Retired   I returned to South Vietnam in 1968 joining the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment operating north of Saigon under the operational control of the 1st Infantry … Continue reading

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Permanent french crisis

By Andrew O’Meara, Colonel, U.S. Army (retired) This analysis includes the striking assertion that “The time has come to mark all debts to Lafayette: Now and forever paid in full.” This editor knows many observers who would agree with that … Continue reading

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Fonda’s World

by Andrew O’Meara, Colonel, U.S. Army (retired) The war in Iraq has highlighted the role of women in combat. Vivid images of  raped and tortured women have altered popular opinion. Congressional demands for protecting women have called into question the  … Continue reading

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Leave no man behind

By Bill Bell There were several reasons for writing this book, not the least of which, is the “loser” mentality of many Vietnam vets today. If you will read my flyer below carefully I believe you can see that I have … Continue reading

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