• Memorial Day – Not just a day off from work 

    Growing up in the northeast, Memorial Day weekend represented for me a day of accompanying my parents and grandmothers to the cemeteries to remember and plant flowers around the headstones of loved ones.  Weather prevailing, we would usher in […]

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  • A Day at the Range

    On Saturday, I joined a group of friends at an advanced handgun safety class in “Gun World”.  I grew up around guns—mainly rifles for target practice—and although I was not a hunter, hunting season was a big deal in […]

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  • In Honor and Remembrance

    This weekend, most people working in construction will have a long weekend to celebrate Memorial Day, and honor in our hearts those who died serving our country. Growing up, I remember spending Memorial Day weekend visiting cemeteries where my [...]
    2 years ago, by
  • All Gave Some – Some Gave All – Military and Construction

    This Memorial Day weekend I experienced holding new life as I met our little granddaughter for the first time. Ten perfect fingers and ten perfect toes.  She already has a personality all of her own and her preferences as […]

    2 years ago, by
  • Debunk the Myths – Hire a Veteran

    Veteran’s Day is one of the many times we are reminded to honor those who have served our country, to remember the sacrifices and hardships our service members faced in the line of duty. It is also one of […]

    3 years ago, by
  • Lost in Translation – How You Can Ease the Transition into a Civilian Career

    Within the fabric of the military structure, the Civil Engineering career field is the military’s equivalent to the construction industry. Civil engineering in our armed forces includes numerous sub-industries such as: electrical work, construction of roads and bridges, construction for […]

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