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January 21, 2004

Happy Other Birthday!

The modern form of the National Guard of the United States was established this day in 1903 with the passage of the now-unfortunately named Dick Act.

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Since so many of you "weekend warriors" are full time now and are probably having trouble remembering what it was like to work one weekend a month and two weeks generally in the summer because you are racking up active duty days a hell of a lot faster than you planned - I thought a shout-out was in order!

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Click the pic for a little musical interlude.