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President Ronald Reagan’s Christmas Address (12/23/81)

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Good evening. At Christmas time, every home takes on a special beauty, a special warmth, and that’s certainly true of the White House, where so many famous Americans have spent their Christmases over the years. This fine old home, the people’s house, has seen so much, been so much a part of all our lives […]

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WW II B17 Survival Story

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  B-17 in 1943 A mid-air collision on February 1, 1943, between a B-17 and a German fighter over the Tunis dock area, became the subject of one of the most famous photographs of World War II. Crew Pilot-Ken Bragg Jr Copilot-G. Boyd Jr. Navigator-Harry C. Nuessle Bombardier-Ralph Burbridge Engineer-Joe C. James Radio Operator- Paul […]

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Navy Lieutenant Bradley Snyder

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It has been exactly a year since LT Bradley Snyder lost his sight while serving in Afghanistan. Snyder was blinded by a blast after he stepped on an improvised explosive device laid by Taliban while on duty in Kandahar. All Hands Update August 30th, 2012 Wounded Warrior Competes in Paralympics United States Navy’s Core Values LT Bradley […]

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Cost-Cutting Tips for Back-to-School

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Randy Craig, Editorial Manager for the National PTA makes great suggestion in his article which we reprint for you here. As expected, the economy will have an impact on back-to-school spending. The National Retail Federation says the average family with students in kindergarten through 12th grade will spend an average of $548.72 on back-to-school merchandise, down […]

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Summer Vacations on a Budget

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We received a newsletter with some great vacation tips and we are passing them on to you! If you are vacationing this summer and you are on a budget, plan ahead and do a little research so you won’t waste time or money! Real travel bargains do exist. Contact an airline reservation agent or travel […]

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