2nd Amendment to the Constitution of The United States of America

A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.

"I ask sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few politicians."
- George Mason (father of the Bill of Rights and The Virginia Declaration of Rights)

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Vic Janowicz in uniform..and not as a Buckeye either...

How most Buckeye faithful remember Janowicz
A guy I know on FaceBook who just happens to be the Ohio National Guard historian was going through some boxes a few weeks ago and came across some old photo negatives (for you digital kiddies that never had to load film in a camera, when you got your pictures back from the Kodak booth you also got a strip of film called a "negative" - black was white and white was black - to make additional pictures from at a later date) and had them developed.  One of the pics shows 1950 Heisman trophy winner from the Ohio State Buckeyes Vic Janowicz in uniform as a member of the Ohio National Guards old 37th Infantry Division (currently reincarnated as the 37th Infantry Brigade with the old "Flaming Buckeye" patch to boot) getting ready to maybe play some ball.  Back in the "old days" the military was teeming with inter-service sporting contests and the like.

Its that time of the year again when people start diverting their attention from baseball and other sports to football...and for many of us especially NCAA College Football.  Here in Columbus, Ohio State Football is more of a religion than a sport.  In that regard Janowicz is one of the "Saints" of this religion and holds a special place in Buckeye Nation.  I mean, its not just anybody that gets their name permanently placed in Ohio Stadium where 100,000+ fans routinely come to "worship" on Saturdays..


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