Monthly Archives: January 2017

Air Force Memory: a lesson in Humility

I was a very young and very low-ranking airman when I first arrived at RAF Bentwaters/Woodbridge in Suffolk, England, in January 1965.  The convenient thing about the Air Force was that you always knew who was more distinguished than you: … Continue reading

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Pray for him? Sure. But …

By Philip E. Jenks January 20, 2017 – Like most of us, I have a lot of friends who voted for the new President. I don’t know why they did and, when I ask them, they tell me to give … Continue reading

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My Holy Day, January 12

January 12, 2020 – On 12 January 1968, I climbed aboard a chartered Boeing 707 and flew from Royal Air Force Station Lakenheath, England to McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey. In each of the 49 years since then, … Continue reading

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Big Mike and Little Mike

Updated January 19, 2021 By Philip E. Jenks Martin Luther King, Jr. would have been 92 this week. It is entirely appropriate that we have engraved his image on postage stamps and carved larger-than-life stone monuments to his memory. But … Continue reading

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