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Double Time March

My wife and I took a quick trip to visit the 2nd lieutenant son at Fort Benning over the long weekend off for the 4th. We spent a considerable amount of time at the National Infantry Museum owing both to its quality and to the incessant rain. The Riverwalk in Columbus is interesting also:  

Shoals on Cataloochee at Columbus

Shoals on Cataloochee at Columbus

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Great Blue Heron fishingThe center of town is nice, too.

Broadway scene

Broadway scene

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War is a necessary evil in this fallen world. Consider how the infantrymen have bought and maintained our freedom. They are not the ones deciding we should be in a particular place at a particular time. Look somewhere else to determine or blame for why we fight certain wars. 

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Civil War era cannon shot

Civil War era cannon shot

Bradley light armored troop transport

Bradley light armored troop transport

Ranger Monument

Ranger Monument

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What are we using now?

What are we using now?

Barracks

Barracks

Right flank of the Battle of the Bulge is where my father took shrapnel

Right flank of the Battle of the Bulge is where my father took shrapnel

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