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WWII Veterans

Like you, I have seen so much death and sadness. The pain goes deep. As time passes so do my friends and aquaintences.

Being the Post Commander, I attended a lot of funerals. Some I know and others I don't. last week we lost an American Hero. An Army Lt that fought in the Battle of the Buldge and was later captured by the Germans. Was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart. He was a very successful Lawyer, great father and husband , and a friend to all. Like so many WWII veterans, he… Continue

Added by John H Johnson on October 20, 2008 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Alan Comes Home

Alan Comes Home © 2003 Gary L. Benton

The morning was cold, wet, and it was developing into a windy day as well. The wind was stronger now than it had been four hours ago when I had awaken. The light rain was driven by the wind, so it appeared to be much wetter than it really was. I was chilled to the bone. Each time I looked at the mound of dirt and saw the casket, I would shiver.

I shivered, not so much from the… Continue

Added by Gary L. Benton on October 19, 2008 at 5:31pm — No Comments

Are You Physically Fit To Hunt?

I waited a few days to post this entry, because I didn't know exactly how to bring up the topic of being physically fit for the upcoming deer season. I, myself cannot wait to get out into the woods, hoping for that elusive buck to come my way and try to harvest him. I love,live and breathe for deer season, but alas I am getting older and in past years I didn't worry about my health as much as I now. I am nearing fifty and have a few health concerns and my body reminds me about it everyday. It… Continue

Added by Melanie C. Benton on October 18, 2008 at 6:08pm — No Comments

How to Prepare for the Coming Depression

I'm no financial expert, anyone with access to my bank statements would quickly agree, but I see rough times ahead for all Americans. With the uncertainty of the stock market, home foreclosures, and with most food, along with gasoline, prices rising, it's time for us to take steps to assure our survival during the uncertain times ahead. In event of the total collapse of our economy, which I pray will not happen, things will turn rough as the "have nots" search for those that "have." Law and… Continue

Added by Melanie C. Benton on October 18, 2008 at 6:04pm — 1 Comment

Tring to find a Marine

I am tring to see what happen to a old friend, His Name is Larry Krause, he grew up in Phoenix Arizona, went to school at Kenilwoth Elementry and went to West High School and joined the US Marines in 1969 that was the last time I seen him if any one mite know or knew him please let me know he s/b apx 57 years old today date, please contact me here or at

Added by mrreddiamond on October 18, 2008 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Anyone that knew my Grandpa Mac William Keever from Belleplaine and Wellington, Kansas

Anyone that would like to share thoughs about my grandpa I would love to hear from you. He was a Navy man and he started the Keever post in Haysville, Kansas. My e-mail is

Sincerely, Sherri Rosenthal

Added by Sherri (Lawless) Rosenthal on October 17, 2008 at 7:48pm — 2 Comments

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