Category Archives: Leadership


There are a lot of veterans in my family: myself and three of my sons, my brother, my father and all six of my uncles, and a few of my cousins. Between us we have been serving during every major … Continue reading

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What I am doing on September 11

There will be lots of ways that the tragedy and shock, the valor and sacrifice of September 11 will be remembered today. In spite of all that has happened in these past 11 years, and I can assure you that … Continue reading

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Comment to the Manassas School Board 1/10/12

Here is a written version of the comments I gave during Citizen’s time at the first Manassas City School Board meeting of 2012: Good evening. My name is Rick Bookwalter. I am a resident, voter, and taxpayer here in our … Continue reading

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Are you Educated?

“the stuff I learned as a college freshman, most people I know have never even heard of,” son #4 while reviewing a text of metaphysics.

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