Tag Archives: Department of Defense

“Now? Have you lost your mind?!”

Originally posted on Chasing Rabbit Holes:
Perhaps you have heard something about illegal children crossing our southern border? More than 52,000 unaccompanied minors and 39,000 women with children have been apprehended on the southern border this year. How to handle…

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BURN PITS – WHERE THERE’S SMOKE, THERE’S . . .

Burn Pits – Where There’s Smoke, There’s . . . One Woman’s Opinion – Part 2 By – Sheri de Grom The Office of the Inspector General reported July 11, 2013, that trash burning continues at one of the largest … Continue reading

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MENTAL HEALTH – STIGMA IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM

Mental Health – Stigma in the Emergency Room The Fourth House by – Sheri de Grom  Journal Entry: Random entries beginning Dec. 7, 1987, Monterey, California. My husband, Tom, and I had endured a year-long odyssey of medical exams for … Continue reading

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1950’s Christmas

Originally posted on Pacific Paratrooper:
Rockwell’s Christmas   TO ALL – NO MATTER WHAT RELIGION YOU HOLD DEAR, THE VERY BEST WISHES OF THIS HOLIDAY SEASON GO OUT TO EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU.  AND, I RAISE A TOAST…

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ONE IS A LONELY NUMBER

One Is A Lonely Number The Fourth House By – Sheri de Grom As I struggled to maintain my own sanity while working a demanding job and being Tom’s sole caregiver during the years we lived in Washington, DC, my … Continue reading

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WHAT WERE THEY THINKING – THE PENTAGON AND SAME SEX MARRIAGE?

What Were They Thinking? One Woman’s Opinion By Sheri de Grom In my opinion, the Department of Defense (DoD) has stepped over a line by giving ten days of uncharged leave to accommodate same-sex marriages. The Pentagon attempts to defend … Continue reading

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Changing The Name Game

Originally posted on FiftyFourandAHalf:
A perfect weapon.  Because, after all, what’s in a name?   My thanks for this video, and for being the first person to encourage me to start a blog, goes to my friend and colleague Bao.

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WILL THE GAME STORE ACCEPT OUR IOU?

WILL THE GAME STORE ACCEPT OUR IOU? One Woman’s Opinion By – Sheri de Grom Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the Pentagon must use defense budget cuts as an opportunity to reduce waste, reexamine weapons systems and reorganize thirty-year-old command … Continue reading

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VIETNAM SOLDIERS – IT’S GOOD NEWS

Vietnam Soldiers – It’s Good News                                       Slice of Life By – Sheri de Grom It’s not often I hear a story … Continue reading

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A NIGHT TO REMEMBER – THE VIETNAM MEMORIAL

A Night to Remember – The Vietnam Wall Slice Of Life By – Sheri de Grom I did not want to travel to Washington, DC. Nor did I want to contemplate the endless possibilities for career advancement about which everyone … Continue reading

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