Montana n: A state of the northwest United States bordering on Canada. Admitted as the 41st state in 1889. The fourth largest state in the union, it includes vast prairies and numerous majestic mountain ranges.
Syn: Treasure State, Big Sky Country, Last Best Place.
Jones n: slang. An addiction or very deep craving.
Tuesday, July 12, 2005
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
To all who shall see these presents, greeting: This is to certify that the President of the United States of America authorized by executive order, 24 August 1962 has awarded the Bronze Star Medal to Major M_, ~ ~, for exceptionally meritorious service during combat operations while deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II. In spite of continuous dangers and hardship, Major M_ honorably contributed to the insurgents' defeat and the protection of his comrades. While assigned to the "B&" Brigade, his dedication to duty and commitment to excellence enabled the unit to succeed in its mission and provide a safer, more secure Iraq. Major M_'s leadership and professionalism are in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, the * Division and the United States Army.
From 08 April 2004 to 15 October 2004
Given under my hand in the city of Washington this 27th day of December 2004
Peter W. Chiarelli
Major General, USA
Acting Secretary of the Army
(You can tell that I'm not a Republican because I have family in the military.)
By the way, I'm back in MT and melting to death!
There is more Jones in the archives: February 2005 March 2005 April 2005 May 2005 June 2005 July 2005 August 2005 September 2005 October 2005 November 2005 December 2005 January 2006 February 2006 March 2006 April 2006 May 2006 June 2006 July 2006 August 2006 September 2006 October 2006 November 2006 December 2006 January 2007 February 2007 March 2007 April 2007 May 2007 June 2007 July 2007 August 2007 September 2007 October 2007 November 2007 December 2007 January 2008 February 2008 March 2008 April 2008 May 2008 June 2008 July 2008 August 2008 September 2008 October 2008 November 2008 December 2008 January 2009 February 2009 March 2009 April 2009 May 2009 June 2009 December 2009 January 2010 May 2014