I do. I remember back that far. I don’t think that I ever thought that I would be this old. Funny, I don’t see myself as old.
But 40 years ago today, I was on a plane on my way to San Antonio Texas. I had joined the military. Today, I found myself reminiscing in “Forty Years Ago Today.”
So many things have changed in the 40 years since I found myself in Basic Training in the August heat of Texas.
But one thing has not changed…
I am still the same person who gets teary-eyed and stands just a little taller when I hear the National Anthem played or hear someone else take the same Oath of Enlistment that I did 40 years ago.
What were you doing four decades ago?
To read the full story, “Forty Years Ago Today.”
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