Extra Points – Memorial Day

When I was a kid, Memorial Day was a day off from school. It was a great holiday because it marked the beginning of summer, the nearing of the end of another school year, and baseball. My dad was a World War II veteran, a 30-year Navy man, and we lived in a Navy town....

Deadliest 100 Days Right Around the Corner

Monday is Memorial Day. It is just a little more meaningful for me this year as my father passed away ad was a 30-year veteran of the United States Navy. Memorial Day is an important holiday for us to honor our heroes. It’s also a terrific day to enjoy family,...

Heroes

It was February 11, 1942.  A young man packed his bags for a trip from his home in Bremerton, WA for the Naval Recruiting Station in Seattle.  He had just turned 17 years old the day before.  That was the minimum age required to sign up for the Navy.  He had that date...