He's not feeling so great; can't hear with his left ear and the right ear isn't so great either.
But he's still sharp as a bayonet. As soon as he heard my name, he thanked me for an article about Teddy Roosevelt I sent him a few months ago. And he promised to send me a copy of another article about TR.
I asked about Veterans Day and he said he doesn't get out much anymore.
For me, talking with the Sarge is a Veteran's Day Parade!