Monthly Archives: November 2013

Leyte Island, Philippines

As Thanksgiving was yesterday, we all had a chance to reflect on what we’re thankful for.  While one can certainly be thankful for the positives, negatives can be good “to have” too:  for example, not living in Syria or in … Continue reading

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Ed Keeble, another Veteran, one of 58,000+

Graduating from Princeton in 1966, my class left the comfort of a college campus just when the Vietnam War was really heating up.  With the Draft looming, classmates had various military options and other choices such as graduate school, a Draft deferrable … Continue reading

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On Veterans Day, one Vet in 16 million

As today is Veterans Day, I thought it may be of interest to touch on one of the Veterans in my family. My father, Krist K. Jake, saw action in World War II as an Army enlisted man, one of 16 million … Continue reading

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