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West Point Society of FL West Coast held their Founder's Day Gala in Tampa at the Palma Ceia Country Club. LTG Robert Caslen, Jr., West Point's Superintendent, was the featured Guest Speaker.
He also presented LTC (USAF, Ret) George Hardy with the rarely honored "Friend of West Point". Hardy received this honor for his service as a Tuskegee Airman "Red Tail" Pilot who flew 176 combat missions in WWII, the Korean & Vietnam Wars.
is the Mailing!!
Click anywhere on the picture left for a version of "Johnny Comes Marching Home". This video also shows the environmental hardships our service men & women have to endure under such mentally & physically challenging situations.
Just some of the basics ... there are so many more!!
Click on the underwater mine or drone deployment pictures below
for interesting videos:
Two "Camel Spiders" pictured here on right are another challenge for our Troops. These (Solpugids)
are not dangerous to humans, though their bite is painful and can cause infection. They live in deserts - including caves & rocks - and are vicious nocturnal hunters to insects, lizards, rodents & small birds.
Their top speed is an impressive 10 mph!
STRAIGHT FROM NATO & THE ISAF
(North Atlantic Treaty Org. &
Int'l Security Assistance Force)
providing information on news overseas...
click anywhere on the picture on left
and go straight to NATO & ISAF news
of the Troops serving now.
Click on the flag in airplane cargo, above left, for TAPS music video.
Click on the Korean War Memorial above for
Rosemary Clooney singing: I'll Be Seeing You
and World War I & II...
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