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Around the Burnside 12/6/12
Written by Denny Easterling   
Wednesday, December 05, 2012 3:20 PM

It’s easy to see both sides of an issue that you’re not interested in.

It’s wiser to choose what you say than to say what you choose.

If I had my way, everyone would have watched the last the last two NCIS programs. It was a story of what many of your returning veterans go through when they return to the states and maybe we give it very little thought. The story did end on a positive note, but many actual cases do not. I actually had tears in my eyes watching the programs.

We don’t realize what some of our service men and women are going through. Yes, our media TV had a picture of service men and women sitting down to a Thanksgiving feast. This is probably true for this group, but others, I wonder. This is why I watch FOX TV.

I was on board a ship only when we were headed somewhere. I think maybe we were headed overseas one Thanksgiving. We were told we were going to have a good turkey dinner at noon. We stood in line for almost the full length of the ship in order to get a turkey dinner.

We finally got to the dining area and guess what? SPAM on the chow line but no turkey. Someone or more failed to take proper care of the turkey and it all spoiled. Oh well, I guess the fish had a good spoiled turkey dinner. Back then I think all of our trash was thrown overboard. I guess the point I’m trying to make is time changes: things are different. We need to keep in our mind and prayers those now serving our country as service men and women.