KAPISA PROVINCE, Afghanistan (March 30, 2010) —A humvee of the Afghan National Army traverses a solitary road through the Tagab Valley. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mark O’Donald/Released)
  I feel tremendously privileged to be a veteran.  By that, I mean that I’ve been privileged to have the opportunity to serve, and to serve in the capacities that I have.  I’m not special.  There are millions like me.  There are millions of others who have never had the […]

Old Blue- What does Veteran’s Day mean to me?

Welcome to the blogging crew of Bouhammer, Mr. John McDonald. John is retired Army Sergeant First Class, having served 22 years active service with 2 years as a Drill Sergeant, culminating as “acting 1sg” and NCOIC of Shell Army Airfield Fort Rucker Alabama. Looking forward to his contributions and perspective here […]

Welcome John!

According to The Havok Journal, the standards have been upheld and integrity prevails. This has been the main concern of every soldier and veteran I know that has an opinion about this. Now, we are told, the female candidates have been completely dropped from the course, bringing an end to […]

I had always thought it was Union General John Logan who started the idea of “honoring our fallen”, but according to this new article it appears that concept originated from a different group of people in a far-away land.   On 1 May, “in cooperation with white missionaries and […]

So HE wants to be called a she, so HE can feel better about himself huh? “This is an important distinction for Chelsea, both personally and legally,” attorney Nancy Hollander tells PEOPLE. Hollander, who is handling the criminal appeal in Manning’s case, filed the motion regarding the use of pronouns. […]

Bless his heart…

I am very proud to announce that is back up online with its new look, feel, and content. Sorry it was down for a few days but there was a lot of work to do in order to find the proper new look that was needed. I hope you […]

Bouhammer is back up and online