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  • MY DADDY

    07/04/2011 4:22:27 PM PDT · by Steve Newton · 2 replies
    Author ^ | 2010 | Steve Newton
    A repeat for the 4th An Old Sergeant Story
  • DOES THAT STAR SPANGLED BANNER YET WAVE?

    06/22/2011 6:14:06 PM PDT · by Steve Newton · 8 replies
    I have been reminded that I have neglected to tell my FR friends a bed time story for quite some time. An Old Sergeant story for you.
  • THE OLD SERGEANT V. THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS

    10/12/2009 4:29:10 PM PDT · by Steve Newton · 7 replies · 981+ views
    Author ^ | 2009 | Steve Newton
    “Sergeant could you please tell the Committee what your involvement was in the incident that took place outside of Kabul on August 1st of this year?”
  • THE BIG LIE AND THE SMOKING GUN THE DEATH OF GLOBAL WARMING

    06/29/2009 12:27:48 PM PDT · by Steve Newton · 10 replies · 1,250+ views
    None ^ | 2009 | The Old Sergeant
    I have spent most of the morning reading the report on GHG’s written by Mr. Carlin and Mr. Davidson of the EPA. http://cei.org/cei_files/fm/active/0/DOC062509-004.pdf
  • "The Old Sergeant" and Jodies

    09/22/2005 1:56:42 PM PDT · by Steve Newton · 85 replies · 5,248+ views
    The old sergeants platoon was behind the wire today and standing down for a well earned rest. As the sergeant was walking across the compound, headed toward his office, he heard the sound of a marching cadence. Ever the sergeant he walked toward the sound until he found the goon squad, sitting in the shade of a building, signing Jodies.
  • The "Old Sergeant" on Jane Fonda

    07/29/2005 2:55:10 PM PDT · by Steve Newton · 36 replies · 433+ views
    I wonder what the "Old Sergeant" would say about Jane Fonda?
  • Independance An "Old Sergeant" story

    07/03/2005 1:42:08 PM PDT · by Steve Newton · 3 replies · 249+ views
    INDEPENDENCE The old sergeant was walking through the compound toward his make shift office. Along the way he passed several impromptu celebrations going on for the 4th of July. There were several home made barbecues cooking up God knew what and his whole platoon was gathered around sitting on the sand talking about home and hearth.
  • Ding-Ding

    06/28/2005 4:02:13 PM PDT · by Steve Newton · 3 replies · 314+ views
    DING-DING The Old Sergeant was sitting in his office looking at an old thermometer. It couldn’t be right. It was inside and it read 110 degrees. Once, just once he thought, I wish we could have a war in the Bahamas or anyplace that was temperate. It was always either too hot or too cold and it wore on the mind and body. More importantly it affected combat efficiency.
  • ENLISTMENT

    01/19/2005 1:41:29 PM PST · by Steve Newton · 4 replies · 210+ views
    http://steven.newton1.home.att.net/ ^ | 2005 | Steven J. Newton
    The police had just arrested the kid for the fourth time for fighting and carrying a firearm in the city limits and now he was standing before the Judge. He was sixteen but looked eighteen and that is what he told everyone. “Son, I know your mother and father and they are fine people. I have no idea where you went wrong but the last time you were here I told you that you already had 3 strikes and the next time you were out. I’m sorry, but I sentence you to the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City for...
  • HAVE MERCY-THE OLD SERGEANT SERIES CONTINUES

    12/05/2004 2:11:37 PM PST · by Steve Newton · 179+ views
    http://steven.newton1.home.att.net/ ^ | 2004 | Steven J. Newton
    HAVE MERCY THE OLD SERGEANT SERIES By Steve Newton (43) The battle had come at just the wrong time for the platoon. They had been providing security for a convoy of supply trucks when an IED took out the lead truck. Mortars started to fall around them and AK-47 rounds were incoming so thick they sounded like bees. When the lead truck had been hit the drivers in the convoy had panicked and tried to pass the burning truck on the left, which is just what the rag heads wanted them to do. An anti-tank mine exploded under the second...
  • Christmas-The "old Sergeant" Series

    12/03/2004 2:01:07 PM PST · by Steve Newton · 6 replies · 251+ views
    http://steven.newton1.home.att.net/ ^ | 2004 | Steven J. Newton
    CHRISTMAS THE OLD SERGEANT SERIES By Steve Newton (35) Christmas was coming soon and many of the soldiers were starting to feel the effects of “holiday homesickness.” Since the old sergeant had no family he was somewhat immune but he recognized the symptoms in his men. Many had taken to rereading old letters. They also had become morose and tended to hang by themselves more often than not.
  • CHANGE OF COMMAND-THE OLD SERGEANT SERIES

    12/01/2004 3:26:49 PM PST · by Steve Newton · 5 replies · 180+ views
    http://steven.newton1.home.att.net/ ^ | 2004 | Steven J. Newton
    CHANGE OF COMMAND THE OLD SERGEANT SERIES By Steve Newton (44) The entire company had been ordered to report to the Green Zone in Baghdad for a “Change of Command” ceremony. To the old sergeant this was just another waste of time that would be better used fighting the war. Besides being around a bunch of officers was not his forte and if he prolonged his exposure he usually ended up in trouble.
  • THE PRACTICAL JOKER--THE "OLD SERGEANT" SERIES

    11/30/2004 8:16:57 AM PST · by Steve Newton · 42 replies · 792+ views
    http://steven.newton1.home.att.net/ ^ | 2004 | Steven J. Newton
    The old sergeants platoon had lost a man a few weeks ago and the men had been in mourning every since. It was always like that and there was little to do about it but keep them busy and out of trouble. The only problem was that about a week ago the platoon had developed a rash of “incidents.” If the sergeant didn’t know better he would think they had a practical joker in their mists.
  • THE ANGEL. THE "OLD SERGEANT SERIES" CONTINUES

    11/21/2004 7:29:14 AM PST · by Steve Newton · 5 replies · 993+ views
    http://steven.newton1.home.att.net/ ^ | 2004 | Steven J. Newton
    THE ANGEL THE OLD SERGEANT SERIES By Steve Newton (23) The old sergeant was again leading his platoon through the slums of another town. Mosel, this time and thought they had Kurdish friends here they also had terrorists. The kind that would not stand and fight but hid like cowards and planted bombs. “Yeah, big brave terrorists,” the old sergeant thought.
  • The Retirement. The "Old Sergeant" Series and "The Arrival" The new "Combat Medic" Series.

    11/19/2004 8:20:18 AM PST · by Steve Newton · 1 replies · 431+ views
    http://steven.newton1.home.att.net/ ^ | 2003 | Steven J. Newton
    THE RETIREMENT THE OLD SERGEANT SERIES By Steve Newton (25) The old sergeant had never felt quite this old. His papers had come down from Division and he was gone. 30 years and retirement had finally caught up with him.
  • The Retirement. The Old Sergeant Series and The Arrival. The new "Combat Medic" Series.

    11/19/2004 8:14:28 AM PST · by Steve Newton · 250+ views
    http://steven.newton1.home.att.net/ ^ | 2004 | Steven J. Newton
    The old sergeant had never felt quite this old. His papers had come down from Division and he was gone. 30 years and retirement had finally caught up with him.
  • THE INTERVIEW. THE OLD SERGEANT SERIES

    11/16/2004 3:16:53 PM PST · by Steve Newton · 1 replies · 140+ views
    http://steven.newton1.home.att.net/ ^ | 2004 | Steven J. Newton
    THE INTERVIEW THE OLD SERGEANT SERIES By Steve Newton 20 DEDICATED TO THE SERGEANT MAJOR It had been a long hard fought engagement and the terrorists had put up a pretty good fight. For rag heads. His men were dead tired but still running on adrenalin. He noticed one of his men limping and he called him over. “What’s up with the leg son? Your pantyhose too tight?” “Aw sarge you know I only wear pantyhose on the weekends.” “Well, get your ass over to the medics.” “Yes sergeant!”
  • THE CHOCOLATE BAR-THE "OLD SERGEANT SERIES"

    11/10/2004 8:32:41 AM PST · by Steve Newton · 14 replies · 1,293+ views
    http://steven.newton1.home.att.net/ ^ | 2004 | Steven J. Newton
    The old sergeant was on patrol with his squad when he spotted a young man sitting on the curb. Skin and bones with what appeared to be a bullet wound in his left hand. The sergeant stopped, checked his patrol and then sat down beside the young man who eyed him with deep-seated suspicion.
  • R & R THE OLD SERGEANT SERIES

    11/08/2004 3:55:55 PM PST · by Steve Newton · 152+ views
    http://steven.newton1.home.att.net/ ^ | 2004 | Steven J. Newton
    The old sergeant had been granted leave and it had come as sort of a surprise for the men in his platoon. Even though they had been fighting in Iraq for over a year they had never seen the sarge take leave. “I never even realized sarge had anyone to visit on leave,” one young trooper said. “Yeah, another said, the army is his family. He even has camouflaged blood.”
  • BAD TO THE BONE THE"OLD SARGEANT SERIES."

    11/06/2004 3:17:58 PM PST · by Steve Newton · 10 replies · 800+ views
    http://steven.newton1.home.att.net/ ^ | 2004 | Steven J. Newton
    The replacement was just settling in to his new surroundings when an old sergeant walked by barking at everyone to get squared away before the next patrol. “Wow what a hard ass, the new soldier whispered to the soldier next to him.” Shhh, he might hear you man. That dud is bad to the bone. People say he doesn’t even have a heart. But he keeps us alive and he is the best sergeant in the Army.”
  • THE BOOTS

    11/05/2004 1:51:01 PM PST · by Steve Newton · 9 replies · 1,239+ views
    http://steven.newton1.home.att.net/ ^ | 2004 | Steven J. Newton
    The old sergeant was continually on his men about the importance of taking care of their feet and thus their boots. He had just noticed that one of his men was wearing a pair of boots about 2 sizes too small and it irritated him. He had been on this particular soldier many times about his boots but every time he saw him he had on a new pair but they never seem to fit.