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Real Man Of Genius

Posted in Army, Awesome, Best, History, Humor, Rant with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 22, 2012 by BrainRants

A while ago I got a note from a great fellow blogger of long association, El Guapo. Why, after ignoring him on this deployment, he opted to bring me in on this I have no idea, but that’s just who The Guapster is. Anyway, the idea he pitched was a celebration of no less than John Erickson’s birthday. more Erickson roasting!

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Random Thought #44

Posted in Afghanistan, Army, Awesome, Humor, Official Random Thought, Random with tags , , , , , , on August 26, 2012 by BrainRants

It is close to criminal the amount of entertainment that two Lieutenant Colonels and two Majors can derive from a can of Noise Putty.  Fart sounds are a great way to start a day, and you know you can’t have ‘lieutenant colonel’ without ‘colon.’

Helicopter Ride

Posted in Afghanistan, Army, Awesome, Travel with tags , , , , , , , on August 19, 2012 by BrainRants

One awesome aspect to being in the Army is the opportunity to go places and see stuff I would never  have had the chance to see otherwise, barring a winning lottery ticket or a long-lost-but-now-dead-with-an-inheritance Continue reading

For Consideration

Posted in Afghanistan, Army, Awesome, History, Rant with tags , , , , on August 5, 2012 by BrainRants

I received the following message through the military email system recently.  I think there’s a lot of truth in this note. I am not putting this up to rub anyone’s nose in our sacrifice, because honestly that’s not what I’m about. I think, perhaps, it’s worth reading as a not-so-gentle reminder of what we all Continue reading

Awesome Shit: Falling Out Of An Airplane

Posted in Army, Awesome, Humor with tags , , , , on March 15, 2012 by BrainRants

One fact about yours truly that you probably have not been exposed to yet is the fact that I’ve successfully fallen out of an airplane. In fact, I’ve done so – successfully, I’d reiterate – five times. Some of you out there may be experiencing ‘WTF Face,’ and that’s okay. You kind of have to be a bit nuts to try that to begin with, we know this already, and I’m Continue reading

Why GEN Patton Was Awesome

Posted in Awesome, History, Humor with tags , , , , , , , , on December 21, 2011 by BrainRants

Being something of a self-made expert on military stuff, I couldn’t resist the urge to commemorate the 66th anniversay of the death of General George S. Patton, Jr. I myself am a big fan of GEN Patton Continue reading