A Light in the Darkness

A Light in the Darkness Since the time change, it’s dark or nearly so by the time I get home in the afternoon; that means I’m riding my bike several miles after dusk. The first few times I did so, I was more than a little unnerved—animals often appear out of seemingly nowhere and objects […]

Navy Recruit Training Command Graduation

Navy boot camp graduation from Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, November 24, 2021. Transcript mhm, mm hmm, mm hmm. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Uh huh. Mm hmm. Yeah. Mhm. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Thanks. What Carrie. Oh, as the parade of graduates approaches, we salute the states and territories whose sons and daughters […]

Secretary of Defense Holds Briefing

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III briefs the news media at the Pentagon, November 17, 2021. Transcript Yeah. Mhm. Mhm. Yes, sir. Well, good afternoon everyone. It’s good to see everybody. You’ve heard me say this before, but it’s worth repeating. We have the strongest fighting force in the world because we have the […]

A Thanksgiving Prayer

A Thanksgiving Prayer “And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit, addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart, giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our […]

Navy Officer Candidate School (OCS) Graduation

Navy Officer Candidate School (OCS) Graduation, Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island, November 12, 2021. Transcript Ladies and gentlemen, please rise for the arrival of the official party and remain standing for the national anthem and invocation. Officer training Command. Newport’s arriving. Deputy Director for operations J. Three U. S. Indo-Pacific command arriving. Ladies and gentlemen, […]