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How would you like your hair cut son?

In my upcoming book, “Perception is Reality … and other things I learned at Officer Training School” I talk about the basic training haircut ritual.  I traveled all the way to Lackland Air Force base in San Antonio,Texas – back in Oct 1981 – to get my head shaved!  I remember it like it was […]

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My Free Trip to San Antonio!

The following is a speech I gave last night at my local Toastmasters meeting … Back in Oct 1981, I went on a six week all-expenses paid trip to San Antonio, Texas.  There was only one catch.  In order to get the free trip, I had to sign up for 4 years in the United […]

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