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The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month

LEFT: 102-year-old WWII Marine veteran Bill White, left, and Iraq War veteran Maria Estrada post the flag at the Veterans Day observance at the Bob Hope Theater in downtown Stockton. TOP RIGHT: 94-year-old WWII and Korean War Marine veteran Ted “Gunny” Salisbury attends the Veterans Day observance at the Bob Hope Theater. UPPER MIDDLE RIGHT: Vietnam [...]

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Go for broke

Today is National Go For Broke Day. It recognizes the accomplishments of the 422nd Regimental Combat Team, the 100th Infantry Battalion, which were comprised of Japanese-American soldiers during WWII. “Go for broke,” meaning to wager everything, was the motto and battle cry of the group. The units fought with courage and distinction and were the [...]

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Now back to our regularly scheduled program

For those who realized that the previous post was an April Fool’s Day prank (and for those who didn’t, too), here is the photo in living color.

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