Tag Archives: Afghanistan

  1. Another Gold Star….Another Walk

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    12/07/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    …and alas, not talking Christmas-time cookies, or glitter on school papers. Sgt. First Class Allan E. Brown, 46, of Takoma …
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  2. Keep It (cl)ASSY You Entitled Bastards


    11/21/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    :::::sigh:::: Aside from my hatred of the color orange, will someone remind me again why I cannot use magnetic yellow …
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  3. Rain Walk – Updated

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    11/05/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    It was a sad week for U.S. troops in Afghanistan and in Jordan. I don’t have all the names yet, …
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  4. Another Friday Walk

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    10/21/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    WordPress has, in the posting block, the line “What’s on your mind?” You mean ASIDE from the fact that WordPress …
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  5. Weekend Walk

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    10/08/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Staff Sgt. Adam S. Thomas, 31, of Tacoma Park, Maryland, died was killed Oct. 4 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, from …
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  6. Wednesday Walk – Another Star Turns Gold

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    08/24/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Yesterday, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, an Army SSG Matthew V. Thompson, 28, was killed by an IED. He was from …
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  7. And Monday Walk

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    08/15/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Again to the stones I go. On August 12th, Army SSG Christopher A. Wilbur, 36, of Illinois, died in Kandahar, …
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  8. And The Beat Goes On

    04/11/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    …no, not Cher. The war drums that never cease. George Bush took us to war with a pack of lies. …
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  9. Bitterly A-Walk Upon Return

    01/30/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Yesterday was my first Friday home since leaving home on the 17th to go to the deathbed of a Afghani …
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  10. January (Not February) Made Me Shiver…

    01/06/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    (apologies to Don McLean)…even without newspaper deliveries.  But yes, “American Pie” has been my melancholy earworm this month.  Perhaps it …
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  11. Everyone Already Knows…

    12/26/2015 by syrbal-labrys

    ..the names of the six Americans killed by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle near Bagram AFB in Afghanistan. Well, …
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  12. Blue Christmas

    12/21/2015 by syrbal-labrys

    I will be out on the Labyrinth this Friday. Walking the Walk with at least six names; I trust they …
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  13. The Thirteenth Anniversary of the Walk

    11/08/2015 by syrbal-labrys

    Today is the 13th anniversary of the public opening of the Walk of the Fallen Memorial Labyrinth.  On this day …
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