Subh Bakher!

Good morning!

It was a long trip getting here to Ft Polk, LA for our Combat Advisor training prior to going to Afghanistan. Our introduction to the course was a speech that is is timeless; the issues and events spoken 50 years ago still ring true today and will for the foreseeable future.

John F. Kenndey’s speech to the graduating class of US Military Academy, West Point on 6 June 1962. Take a moment and go to:

http://www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/Archives/JFKWHA-103-001.aspx

and listen to the speech, think about what is going on in the world today. What he said apllies to today.

While travelling here, we stpped in Dallas and spent some time at the USO. It was a humbling time to see all the memorbilia there of all the soldiers, saliors, arimen and marines that has passed through those doors.

 

Quote of the day:

Believe in yourself and others will believe in you

 

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