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Gary Wetzel

Speaking as a fellow Vietnam war veteran I have but three words for Gary Wetzel: Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!

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The Orgy Room

Went to the VA for my biannual eye exam and a new pair of glasses. I skipped breakfast and my morning coffee so I wouldn’t be caught in an untimely crisis. About 40 minutes past my appointment I got the … Continue reading

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Yellow Cab

I’d like to say it was the best of times, it was the worst of times; but that would be just plain wrong. Plagiarism aside, it was definitely the worst of times; not just for me but for a lot … Continue reading

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VETERANS CHOICE PROGRAM

When is a choice not a choice? When it’s offered by the VA. They claim vets have a choice as to where and from whom the can seek medical treatment. Ha! There’s a catch. (There’s always a catch you know.) … Continue reading

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The Fortunes of War: A Veteran Remembered

Memorial Day 2015 It was back in the old neighborhood. My friends and I were all of twelve and thirteen years old at the time. We spent a good deal of time just hanging out on the corner with nothing … Continue reading

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Paying the Syntax

I saw a sign on the wall at the VA the other day. It read: “Thank You for Serving Our Country” At first glance I thought the syntax was somehow wrong. I thought perhaps it should more properly read: “Thank … Continue reading

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PTSD in the Navy

Disregarding the ick factor of the following story, there is a claim on the part of the defendant, by his lawyer, of having PTSD. The reference to PTSD is sketchy at best, saying only that he served in the Navy … Continue reading

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