41 for Freedom

41 for Freedom With the 4th of July holiday here, just as with Veterans Day and Memorial Day I take time to pause and reflect on my past. As a US NAVY veteran of 26 yrs., there is much to reflect upon. I am proud to say that I was a crewmember on two separate.. read more →

What’s the deal with US Military Challenge Coins?

I have often wondered what was the significance of US military challenge coins. Apparently, US Military challenge coins date back to World War I in helping the soldiers and troops form a sense of ‘esprit de corp’. The popularity of these coins spread during the Vietnam War as an expression of pride and camaraderie for.. read more →