Pearl Harbor… 76 years and counting. Yet it’s as fresh as yesterday in the minds of the greatest generation which dwindles every day. This week we lost one of the best – Dr. Gordon Hazard – what a loss it was to all those who knew and loved him and listened with rapt attention to his stories and observations about his 94 years on the planet – especially the war.
Gordon (pictured above with Dr. Braddock (left) his long-time running mate) was not one to complain and criticize. In his honor and In reverent memory of Pearl Harbor and the men lost that day, I’ve decided to declare this day “Criticism Free Day.” Won’t you join me? I betcha your day will be infinitely better because of it. If so, we can try it again tomorrow and the day after that.
They served, they fought, they won. And today they finally got some recognition – along with all the men and women who put their lives on the line to preserve the American way of life by serving our country in the armed forces. Continue reading