Trooper Max

Welcome to Orfmax


The primary purposes of this site is to learn and improve skills needed to create and maintain websites, to provide access to my entertainment libraries, and to chronicle my Army career.  It also links to other websites I maintain for the 14th Cavalry Association and the Central European Teaching Program.

THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS (or at least not finished).


  • ORF = Old Retired Fart

  • MAX = Reach the highest limit: to come to the point it is impossible to exceed

  • ORFMAX = The zenith of old retired farts.

A Soldier's Story

Eventually, this section will chronologize my career in the United States Army, beginning 1 November 1954 through my retirement 31 October 1977.

And the next

An image placeholder was used in this layout in the header where you'll likely want to place a logo. It is recommended that you remove the placeholder and replace it with your own linked logo.

Be aware that if you use the Property inspector to navigate to your logo image using the SRC field (instead of removing and replacing the placeholder), you should remove the inline background and display properties. These inline styles are only used to make the logo placeholder show up in browsers for demonstration purposes.

To remove the inline styles, make sure your CSS Styles panel is set to Current. Select the image, and in the Properties pane of the CSS Styles panel, right click and delete the display and background properties. (Of course, you can always go directly into the code and delete the inline styles from the image or placeholder there.)


By nature, the background color on any block element will only show for the length of the content. This means if you're using a background color or border to create the look of a side column, it won't extend all the way to the footer but will stop when the content ends. If the .content block will always contain more content, you can place a border on the .content block to divide it from the column.