Posts By: Molly Dey

The Pakawalups

Performing Tribute To Their Father’s Service “The Pakawalups” Three-Sister Trio Honors All Veterans With Their Music As a B-17 pilot and co-pilot with 33 missions over Europe during WWII, the late Vincent Ledray flew in some of the most intense aerial combat of the war. Assigned to the 615th Bomb Squadron/401st Bomb Group in the… Read more »

Why Veterans Should Have Pets

If you’ve recently returned from a military deployment, you already know how hard settling back in to civilian life can be. Even if you’ve been home for years, you might still find it difficult to deal with the physical and emotional effects of combat and service. Fortunately, many veterans just like you have found solace… Read more »

Three WWII Battles That Influenced the U.S.

When German leader Adolf Hitler signed a nonaggression pact with Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, Great Britain and France became uneasy. On September 1, 1939, Hitler invaded Poland, and unrest turned into a declaration of war. America joined this war just two years later after the attack on Pearl Harbor. World War II was one of the most… Read more »

Ted’s Talk March ’15

2015 will mark the hotel industry’s best year ever in terms of occupancy. We are in a seller’s market that is projected to last through 2020. A recent article in Successful Meetings by Tim Brown is one that hits the mark, telling how hotels are finding ways to expand profits through a host of added… Read more »

Meet LtGen Lawrence Snowden, USMC (Ret)

Lt. Gen. Lawrence F. Snowden USMC Senior Ranking Survivor from Battle of Iwo Jima on 70th Anniversary Immortalized in Joe Rosenthal’s photo of five U.S. Marines and a Navy hospital corpsman hoisting the American Flag on Mount Suribachi, the battle for Iwo Jima remains one of the most iconic and bloody fights of World War… Read more »