Bottom line, ‘we do not assault our fellow citizens’


Veteran's Day 2020 had a different feel as veterans and residents physically distanced at a ceremony in front of the Creswell memorial and fire station.

“I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic ...”

– U.S. Army Oath of Enlistment and Commissioning


I took this Oath when I was commissioned into the US Army in 1970, and have participated in many re-enlistments when . . .

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