Veterans Day

 Posted by at 12:37 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 112021
 

Well, it’s here again. Veteran’s Day. The day when we’re all supposed to honor our nation’s veterans and thank them for their service. As a veteran myself, I appreciate it when people thank me for my time in uniform, but I didn’t do it for any thanks then or down the road someday. I joined […]

Apr 292021
 

I was on a lot of Army bases during my time in the military, either getting basic and infantry training, or attending different schools and taking cadets from West Point to different bases for specialized schooling. And besides the olive drab vehicles, olive drab  uniforms, standard looking barricks and administration buildings, and close cropped haircuts, […]

I Kept My Head Down

 Posted by at 12:07 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 142019
 

“Keep your head down or you’ll get it blown off!” I can’t tell you how many times I heard drill sergeants and platoon leaders scream that at young soldiers when I was in Basic and Advanced Infantry Training. It’s a lesson that served me well and that I never forgot. It kind of goes along […]