Tag Archives: war

  1. Memorials

    05/29/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Today, I woke to cool gray skies. Apropos, I thought. I was not alone in that thought. He says it …
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  2. 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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  3. Shaking Out the Mental Sheets

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    11/07/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Sometimes a fall day here in the Pacific Nor’west is not a wet gray rainy mess!  On the occasional clear …
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  4. 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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  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. 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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  7. The Invitation


    08/06/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    My husband’s recent interactions at the Tacoma Veterans’ Center has been positive.  So much so that I finally found the …
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  8. Thank You, CNN? Not…. (Or, the Other 1%)

    05/14/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    America still has troops on the ground in Afghanistan, as do several of our “Coalition” members. And we have increasing …
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  9. Waiting, Waiting….

    04/02/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    A US soldier has allegedly been killed in the continual warring.…I am waiting for the name. I cannot even find …
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  10. Jesterworks

    03/25/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    My eldest son has long used screen-names with “Jester” as part of them. He is the “jester” of my sub-title. …
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  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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