Tag Archives: Kansas

Sergeant of the Guard!

The weather of late reminded me of an incident back in the winter of 1970-’71. I was on Guard Duty at Ft. Riley, Kansas. I was guarding the 67th Signal Battalion’s Motor Pool; a sizable area about four city blocks … Continue reading

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Chess

My son asked, how did I get so good at chess? When I was seven years old my soon-to-be brother-in-law Frank Lyman taught me the basic rules of chess, and we played quite often. I can’t explain why he took … Continue reading

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A Little More Coffee?

In Junction City Kansas an Army buddy from Ohio and I stopped for a cup of coffee at a local mom & pop restaurant. We spent several hours just sitting and drinking our coffee (the better part of an afternoon) … Continue reading

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Charity

In 1970 I was serving in the U. S. Army; stationed at Ft. Riley Kansas. About that time the United Community Funds and Council of America was renamed United Way of America. While in company mass formation, we received a … Continue reading

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