Percy Blatchford – Alaska Legend

It’s said that some of the strongest people on earth are the quietest. I met such a person. His name is Percy John Blatchford.

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America lost a good one when we lost Joe Foss

General Foss was the top Marine Corp Ace of WWII. He shot down 26 Japanese planes and was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Roosevelt.

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The Iron Cross

When we reached the summit of Gold Star Peak, I was thrilled to discover an Iron Cross monument that someone had just recently installed.

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Military Families on the Move

Most military families move every 2-4 years with many duty stations far from home. Military life is the definition of being transit.

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I’m a Brat!

Brat: 1a: an ill-mannered annoying child. b: an ill-mannered immature person. 2: the child of a career military person.

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¿Cerveza con sal?

It was no surprise to me that my new friends wanted to meet at a café after class to “hang-out and share a beer.”

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Volksmarch mit mir!

Another activity I enjoyed while in Germany was Volksmarching. We discovered it accidentally, but it became an obsession!

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Letter from the Editor: October

The United States Constitution, craft beer, and new jobs. It’s October, and October seems like a great month to talk about beer.

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The Winning Stitch

Renee developed a business plan and officially opened her new business, The Winning Stitch Custom Sewing and Embroidery Studio.

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Brewing up more than beer

I thought I'd start my research at OMR, have a beer, interview some people, snap those photos, and move on to the next brewery.

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