They received their call more than half a century ago. And like so many of their generation they gladly accepted. And on May 27, they were honored once more.
On a sweeping bend of Route 94 in Sparta, there is a cleared hilltop marked by plain white grave tablets and uniform rows of small American flags embedded in the ground.
Ernest R. Garcia’s body sat for more than a month in his Bronx apartment before the authorities finally entered in January and found it decomposing.
This ludicrous game of international “whack a mole” that the US/West/Russian intelligence and military services seem to be playing with international terrorism has to come to a resounding end, with the disgusting and revolting attacks on little girls attending an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester England yesterday. If this is not the final alarm bell […]
The band played and the crowd cheered Friday evening as nearly 100 Vietnam veterans got off the bus at the Box Elder County Courthouse and were welcomed home from war, more than 40 years after it ended.
In a vain attempt to streamline global new world order governance, it is sometimes very tempting for “macro” world leaders to simply implement domestic and global policies which completely steam roll over the rights of their individual citizens, for purposes of ease of control and rule, rather than taking the time out to deal with, and rectify, the multiple internecine conflicts, fundamental denials of human and civil rights, race/religious/ethnic tensions, and the rampant injustices which plague their people.
After honor flights were stopped in 2011, Bill Casper, with TREA, started Free World War II Veterans Luncheon to help give veterans the recognition they deserve.
We’re still seeing a lot of the same activity that we were seeing years ago from the Taliban. They are still scattering IEDs everywhere,” the general said, referring to improvised explosive devices. “They still kind of indiscriminately target people. They arrest people, they put them in jails, and they extort their families and they extort […]
The reporting indicates that Trump was driven to do this out of grievance-laden rage at Comey for failing to make the Russia probe disappear (Comey isn’t supposed to do that at Trump’s behest, and firing him isn’t going to do it either). So this was rooted in crazy, and didn’t have to happen. — Greg Sargent, The […]
With the recent Syrian tomahawk missile attack by the Trump Administration after what appeared to have been dubious evidence of Syrian culpability, President Donald Trump lost a great deal of his loyal supporters and followers. This is because tens of millions of Americans (as well as hundreds of millions of people overseas) felt that he […]
Charles Steils wasn’t looking for accolades for his service in the Korean War. His buddies at Nugent-Demuth American Legion Post 714 in Gilbertville had other ideas.
Hundreds of brothers in arms paid their respects Wednesday to seven homeless or unclaimed veterans.
Still active and agile at 95, Duane Webster climbed one leg at a time into a World War II-era biplane at Boca Raton Airport on Thursday.
The Nassau Coliseum has had “Veterans” in its name since it opened in 1972, but until now, the primary tribute to veterans was only a plaque on a boulder.
EOD Warrior Foundation recognizes Gold Star Wives Day
Saybrook American Legion member Joe Hale is glad the McLean County town of about 700 people is doing what other towns have done to honor their veterans.
Plans are in the works at a metro east high school to honor area veterans. The goal is to build a monument that will be standing for years to come.
U.S. Marine Corps Reservist to visit Hawaii with her fiancé
U.S. Senator Gary Peters helped honor local Vietnam War veterans on Tuesday. “It’s nice to see public recognition of the service that was done during the Vietnam era,” said Peter Vincent, one of the veterans being honored.
Two World War II veterans from different families who attended the same church, died within hours of each other this week.
With the growth in membership, TREA will have a louder voice in Washington, D.C., where they champion the preservation of military benefits
Disaster will strike. On January 13, 2017, the movie PATRIOTS DAY by Peter Berg, the director of Lone Survivor and Deepwater Horizon, hits theaters – and this is one movie that should be required viewing for all. PATRIOTS DAY is the powerful story of the Boston Marathon bombing and a community’s courage to respond and […]
President Barack Obama has signed legislation that bestows one of the nation’s highest civilian awards on veterans of the American World War II spy agency founded by a New Yorker.
Seventy-five years after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and pushed the U.S. to enter World War II, some American veterans of the battle are in Hawaii to commemorate the anniversary Wednesday.
U.S. House candidate Sean Barney, a Marine veteran who served in Iraq and was severely injured when a sniper shot him through the neck, issued the following statement on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s comments today in Ashburn, Virginia
I didn’t want to let anybody down.– Gary Rose There’s another type of stolen valor besides the wannabe pretending as something he could never be. This is the story of delayed recognition, in the face of courage by the bureaucratic nonsense and fear of petty tyrants that history might expose them. History has. The battle […]
We simply need to stop relying on the politicians who created these problems in the first place.
An officer’s oath is to the Constitution, not to any elected or appointed official.
Outfront Media, Inc. of Massachusetts refuses to Stand with US. Veterans and Honor the USS Liberty.
U.S. Army Veteran Joe Medicine Crow: war chief, historian and last link to Battle of Little Big Horn dies at 102
One of America’s most colorful citizens passes at 102 years old