Assorted aggravations
Travis Patriquin and the Heroes Run (to benefit the children of our Fallen Soldiers)

Marine Gunnery Sergeant Nick Popaditch - Someone You Should Know Follow Up

For background for those of you unfamiliar with Marine Gunnery Sergeant Nicholas Popaditch:

Several of you have sent this link to the San Diego Union Tribune multi-media feature on Marine Gunnery Sergeant Nick Popaditch.  It's a MUST SEE.

Be sure to start with the stories in order.  You'll quickly see why I wanted to include Nick in the Blog of War - he's an amazing American fighting man.