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Dear Grandson: FMSS Training at Camp Lejeune

Dear Grandson: FMSS Training at Camp Lejeune

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding describes his FMSS (Field Medical Service School) Training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

Extremist Movie Debate: Hardcore Henry

In Extremist Movie Debate, a coin flip decides who loves it and who hates it. They then debate it on the fly. This episode? Hardcore Henry (now streaming on Netflix)

Dear Grandson: Hospital Corps School

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding has finished with boot camp and shares his experience at Hospital Corps School. 

Risen Apes: End of the Line

S.M. Park’s continuing column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “End of the Line,” Park reflects on memorials he’s attended for people he knew (and didn’t).

Dear Grandson: Boot Camp, Part III

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding continues the story about joining the Navy, his experience at boot camp, and learning what job he’s been assigned. 

Ripped

It has been argued that people are more upset about separating illegal immigrant parents and children than they are about American children being ripped from parents and placed into foster care. This foster caregiver weighs in.

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