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Ivanka Trump Insensitivity On Memorial Day

Champagne popsicles on Memorial Day when the rest of the United States is showing their respects to our fallen soldiers. References: CNN, May 29, 2017, Saba Hamedy - Popsicle tweet from Ivanka Trump's lifestyle brand gets icy reception Huffington Post, May 29, 2017, Doha Madani - People Think Ivanka Trump’s Memorial Day Popsicles Are Insensitive

2017-05-30T13:41:51+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Shame|0 Comments

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

In an effort to further preserve the legacy of those who sacrificed all in Vietnam, VVMF is committed to finding a photo to go with each of the more than 58,000 names on The Wall. The Wall of Faces allows family and friends to share memories, post pictures and connect with each other.   Collected [...]

2017-05-29T20:12:36+00:00 May 29th, 2017|General|0 Comments

April 10, 1970 – F4 Jet Crash Claims Nine Lives

As a member of a small group of broadcasters that served in Thailand with the American Forces Thailand Network (AFTN), we remember those who lost their lives on April 10, 1970, at Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, when a F-4 Jet crashed into the broadcast center. TSgt Jack A. Hawley (37), Wakeman, OH SSgt James T. Howard [...]

2017-05-29T20:28:27+00:00 May 29th, 2017|General|0 Comments

Broadcasters: Untold Chaos

Broadcasters: Untold Chaos by Rick FredericksehnAvailable from on Kindle Tantalizing details of news stories are often never told. That changes in "Broadcasters: Untold Chaos," where a veteran journalist sheds new light on a career reaching from Saigon to Sioux City. These insider accounts—little-known or never told—include threats against CBS News, lunch with [...]

2017-05-26T19:00:49+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Journalism, Military|0 Comments

Ross Reck – The Most Important Things in Life Can’t be Bought; They Must be Earned

…live a kind, loving and caring life…Photo by Mayur Gala Ross Reck wrote in one of his recent weekly Reminders, "One of my connections on LinkedIn posted the following quote by Clarence Francis who retired as Chairman of the Board for General Foods in 1954. The quote points out that the most important [...]

2017-05-23T16:12:24+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|General, Reck, Ross; Dr.|0 Comments