World

My First Adventure at Manos in Tokyo, 1972

Veterans’ Tales by Vassar Bushmills (Editor’s note: There is today a Manos Russian restaurant in the Asakusa area of Tokyo, but the one of which I speak here was just a short walk from the original Sanno Hotel in Akasaka, who’s history can be seen here.) I could tell a dozen [Read More]

Heroes

VETERANS: WHY DO AMERICANS ENLIST…..WHEN THEY DON’T HAVE TO?

Vassar Bushmills This is a theme with us at VeteransTales.0rg. When more veterans with skin in the game have checked in, this will be a running topic, and within two years, a working project on the ground. (Check our Mission statement for the longer game.) At the heart of this inquiry is hearing from veterans about [Read More]

6-6-1994 Omaha Beach Cemetery
National Security

NO GREATER LOVE; DENYING THE DEVIL HIS DUE

Vassar Bushmills (A Memorial Day theme, cross-posted at VeteransTales.org, this is also one of the major themes of that entire site. Come show us some love.) In the mid 90s, before I began traveling to the Soviet Bloc regularly, and finding out what their outhouses looked like, I taught a [Read More]

Life Happens

A Night Off From the Trail

Several weeks ago, I introduced readers here at Wow! Magazine to Veterans’ Tales, a new website, for veterans by veterans .  Our friend Vassar Bushmills is co-owner and the “garritrooper” of for veterans by veterans which has since gone live. Below is an article written by Editor-In-Chief, Allen Ness* who [Read More]

Culture

VETERANS TALES IS NOW ALIVE!

Vassar Bushmills Ok, now come kick the tires at VeteransTales.org. We invite every veteran and child of a veteran to come visit and rummage through old letters and stored emails and photos and bring us some of the stories you recall from your tours, daddy or granddaddy’s, or from all those mothers, [Read More]

Announcement

ANNOUNCING: Veteran’s Tales, a website for Veteran’s by Veterans

Vassar Bushmills I’m extra pleased to announce the launching of a new website, by veteran’s for veterans, called “Veteran’s’ Tales”. I’ve been fortunate to join with Allen Ness, US Army Paratrooper, Master Sergeant, Retired, and Dave Poff, aka Haystack from RedState.com fame, to form a new 501 (3) c website, [Read More]