Flashback to the Elephant Walk

Jim is the airfield manager at Pope Airfield.  In 2016 we attended  the annual Elephant Walk. ‘An elephant walk is a USAF term for the taxiing of military aircraft right before takeoff, when they are in close formation. ..The term elephant walk dates to World War II when large fleets of allied bombers would conduct […]

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Flashback to the Battle of Bentonville

In March 2015 Jim and I attended the 150th anniversary reenactment of the Battle of Bentonville.  This year marks the 155th anniversary and the reenactment takes place March 21-22.  Fore more information about the battle click here. On March 19, 1865, Joseph E. Johnston organized his forces into a hook-shaped line at Cole’s Plantation, blocking […]

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