Wednesday, November 27, 2013


To all those that celebrate Thanksgiving day I hope you can turn it into a four day weekend full of good times with family and friends. For those that have to work keeping the country going and those serving around the world in the military, I hope you get some time to relax and have a good meal. What I'm most thankful for is those that serve and protect this country. Because of them I'll be watching football and enjoying a few beers throughout the day. Thanks to all that visit the blog.

Monday, June 10, 2013

About the jukebox player

I'm sure those that stop by the site often know I'm still playing around with the juke box settings. I'm going to disable the auto start function and let the visitors decide what they want to hear first instead. :) Please note that you can start the playlist in "Shuffle" mode by clicking the small shuffle icon upper right. When the icon is high-lighted in red "Shuffle" is on. When green shuffle is off. If you just want to hear the straight playlist click the green start button in the center. At any time during play you can click a title in the playlist box and it will start immediately. Whether in shuffle mode or straight play the juke box will auto-stop after all files have played. If you have any comments, suggestions or requests regarding the jukes you can leave an anonymous message here in the blog or send me an email.

Branson, MO.

Another successful A 1/501 reunion has come and gone. I personally haven't gotten any war stories or pics concerning what took place yet but I'm certain Barry Gregorich has put together a great event. Once I get some ammunition from Barry and others I will link it up at the website and also post links here in the blog. Don't forget you can also reply to my post here with a comment of your own re: Branson. I hope everyone gets back home safely where you can kick back and savor the goodtimes :)

Friday, May 10, 2013

Website Update

Those of you that regularly visit the Geronimo-Vietnam website will probably be glad to hear that I'm about finished with my cleanup and all pages are have been updated as of april 30th 2013. The primary issue was the corruption of my main website building exe file which made it impossible to upload any edits or changes to the individual pages. To fix the exe file I had to rebuild the entire website one page at a time and of course that took awhile. Most visitors were probably unaware anything was going on since the website was online except for an occasional page here and there briefly being down. Most of what I was doing took place in the background.
For you people wondering what happened to the Flashbacks forum and miss the music playlists please be patient. The music will be back in a new format with new playlists covering a broader range of music genre's. Lot's of new songs are being uploaded and I expect the Flashbacks page up and running in a week or two.
One last comment is about security on the web. In early april my webhosting service was one of many targets of a mass hacking attack. A coordinated attempt to crash all WordPress sites began with hundreds of login attempts per minute from possibly thousands of computers. During that mayhem somehow two different computers found their way into my file transfer protocol area. A quick change of my password put an end to that but some encrypted javascript malware/spam was inserted into quite a few places. I received a couple of messages from visitors reporting their Norton AV was giving warnings and I saw a few warnings as well. I'm quite sure all areas of the website are safe now but I depend on you visitors to let me know if anything seems wrong when you drop in.

Thank you, Gary

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Spring Cleaning

Yes, it's that time again and my focus is currently on the Geronimo-Vietnam website. The site is now entering it's 12th year on the web and there are many files that are way out of date and need to be removed from the server or updated to free up space. Those who visit the site often know that changes are made quite frequently on many pages. During this cleanup phase I would like to caution visitors about viruses and spam. I will frequently have to drop my shields during some of my chores so please be sure your virus protection is up to date before you pay a visit. If you experience any virus alerts or multiple "404 Not Found" messages please email me at and I will attend to those problems asap. There are literally hundreds of files that need attention so please be patient. I apologise in advance for any inconvenience my cleanup might cause you and will post another message in the blog when I'm done and all is well.

Thanks, Gary

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Another year has passed

and I'm still kicking. Since I am no longer punching a clock everyday I hope to get more action going here at the blog and finish up improvements I have planned for the Geronimo-Vietnam website. I want to remind everyone that this blog is interactive and anyone can make replies and comments to anything that is posted here. Feel free to jump in at any time.
As a courtesy to all visitors here and at the home website I want to make it clear that I am an affiliate of the Google Adsense Program. That means all advertisement boxes and banners seen here and at the website have been been added by me personally. I'm not trying to clutter up everything with ads but you should be aware that I do get compensated monetarily for clicks on ads and I also get a small percentage of any profit Google makes when someone follows through and actually makes a purchase of some kind. It's not a get rich quick scheme but it does help support Geronimo-Vietnam and keep it on the internet. If you see an ad that catches your eye and click it you will not only help Google but me and the website as well.
Ok, the big news is another A 1/501 reunion hosted by Barry Gregorich and his group from 1971 being held in Branson Misourri June 5-8 2013. Val Zapert's Asskicking Alpha Ratpack from 1969-70 will also be joining in on this one. For detailed info on reservations etc click the links on the Geronimo-Vietnam homepage. I'll be posting more on this event soon and I hope to see you all there in June.