God and Country

God and Country

Did America have a Christian Founding? This disputed question, far from being only of historical interest, has important implications for how we conceive of the role of religion in the American Republic. One could argue the significance of the Enlightenment and Deism...

Memorial Day – It Changed Me Forever

Personal History on this day, 25 MAY 1981. It was a moderate temperature day, very similar to today, starting in the 60’s and warming up near 80F by peak. The Detroit Tigers were being hosted at Milwaukee Stadium, they would go on to win 12-3 against the...
Redcoats , Revere and Dawes

Redcoats , Revere and Dawes

The Redcoats had a mission. Mission: Capture and confiscate the American arsenal at Concord. Secondary Objectives: Capture Patriot leaders Samuel Adams and John Hancock, known to be hiding at Lexington. Caveat: Patriots Paul Revere and William Dawes will race to warn...
Last Flight Eagle 1 and Eagle 2

Last Flight Eagle 1 and Eagle 2

On 14 April 1994, at 07:36 local time, a USAF E-3 AWACS aircraft from the 963rd Airborne Air Control Squadron (based at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma) departed Incirlik Air Base (AB), Turkey in support of OPC. The AWACS, with its 19-member crew under the mission...