A Father’s Story: My Son Was Not Coming Home


Vegas PBS Stories of Service: ‘A Father’s Story: My Son Was Not Coming Home’ is a compelling account by Michael Finke, Sr. of the loss of his son, Marine Sergeant Michael Finke, Jr. in Iraq on Jan. 26, 2005. Find out far more: http://www.vegaspbs.org/veterans/stories-of-service/

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A pilot (Any reason why we never name the pilot?) stands on the flightline of Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., subsequent to a McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, in the markings of the aircraft flown by Col. Robin Olds in the course of the Vietnam War. Pilots of the 82nd Aerial Target Squadron Detachment 1 led the final military flight of the storied aircraft at Holloman AFB, N.M., Dec. 21, 2016. The final variant of the Phantom II was the QF-4 unmanned aerial targets flown by the 82nd at Holloman AFB. The F-4 Phantom II entered the U.S. Air Force inventory in 1963 and was the primary multi-function aircraft in the USAF all through the 1960s and 1970s. It was also flown by thousands of Navy and Marine Corps aviators. (U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr.)
By AirmanMagazine on 2016-12-20 14:28:02
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The military press, or the standing barbell press, is an exercising which properly targets the front and side heads of the deltoids, as properly as the triceps. There is some confusion regarding the military press, with some health club goers mistaking the seated pressing variations as sharing the exact same name as the standing press. The military press specifically refers to the standing barbell shoulder-press.

The workout recruits the front and side deltoid heads, as previously mentioned, as well as the triceps due to the extension of the arms for the duration of the press. Some may choose to limit the variety of motion of the exercising, finishing shy of lock out, in the aim of minimizing the involvement of the triceps to shift the majority of emphasis onto the shoulders. Due to the exercise recruiting some assisting muscle tissues in the course of the movement, some chose to perform an isolation exercise prior to the press to pre-exhaust the deltoids. Executing the lateral raise before the over-head press will make sure the deltoids are tired prior to the press, maximizing the opportunity of the shoulders failing on the movement ahead of the assisting muscle tissues.

A grip which is slightly additional than shoulder width is generally utilized, although it would be wise to take a grip which is most comfy and feels to target the shoulders most drastically. It is worth noting that a narrow grip would outcome in higher triceps involvement, which would most likely want to be avoided if the aim is to exercising the shoulder muscle tissues.

Like with most more than-head pressing exercises, the rear deltoid head is minimally recruited for the duration of this physical exercise. It may be in the interest of the trainer to perform an isolated rear deltoid workout inside a shoulder session, to ensure all 3 muscle heads obtain stimulus. Just as the front deltoid head receives important stress throughout chest workout routines, the same could be stated about the rear head even so.

It is argued a rep range between eight and twelve is optimal for muscle hypertrophy (development), with a low repetition variety, say below six, would be ideal for gains in strength.

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3 thoughts on “A Father’s Story: My Son Was Not Coming Residence”

  1. I’m so sorry for your lost and thank you for your service my condolences go out to you and your family I’m only 16 and I’m going into the marine corps R.I.P this made me cry 😭😭😭😭😭

  2. We must Never forget those who gave all. No matter how long it has been or which war. What this father said is an undeniable truth — you never move on. The rest of the world moves on, but not the family members. Everyday it is a part of you. The best you can do is celebrate the life of this amazing person, share the memories, & know that this special person lives on in your heart. God bless this family, & I salute your son all these years later, for his service.. and my freedom.

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