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Pearl Harbor: A Navy Nurse Helps Us Remember

By Tom Edrington On December - 7 - 2009
Wanted to take a moment to pause from the world of sports to remember December 7, 1941 and what it meant to our country. Here's a first-hand remembrance 90 days after the attack from a young Navy nurse who saw the carnage for the first time when she arrived at Pearl Harbor. Lt. J.G. Anna Kaseta, Navy Nurse Corps waited in San Francisco for more than two weeks to ship out to Pearl Harbor. It was early March 1942, barely 90 days after the Japanese attack. She was 26-years-old as she and her friends boarded the U.S.S. Henderson, a transport, that would join ...

Caddying For The Commandant: A Veteran’s Day Salute

By Tom Edrington On November - 11 - 2009
Many of us learned about the game of golf as caddies. This was a fortunate life experience for a youngster living on the Marine Corps base at Quantico, Va., south of Washington, D.C. The golf bug bit hard at age 12 and the beautiful base golf course was my favorite hangout. Had the great fortune to caddy on a regular basis for Lt. Colonel Bobby Conrad, a great man and great champion among service golfers. He was demanding and that was good. He taught me how to be a good caddy and taught me things about golf that would be tough to learn ...

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