Veterans helping veterans – struggling vets have been moving into the new “La Casa de Flores” – also known as “Camp Flores” in Santa Maria.
World War II veteran Benjamin Cooper has been telling his war story for the last 27 years.
Those who fought for our freedom were recognized and honored Saturday at the Brown County Fair during the annual Veterans Appreciation Day.
It’s never to late to say thank-you to those that served in the military.
It’s been six years since 1st Lt. Kimberly Colby made her first visit to an aging veteran as part of the Honor Salute program.
The training and technology for future joint forces – along with the experiences of those wounded during their service – are the focus of the 2017 Global Explosive Ordnance Disposal Symposium and Exhibition, taking place Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 8 and 9, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, North Bethesda, MD.
The Vietnam Veterans of America Clay County Chapter 1059, in partnership with private sector organizations and volunteers, on Patriots Day, Sept. 11, 2017, 11 a.m., will dedicate the TAPS Monument during a ceremony at the old Clay County Courthouse in Green Cove Springs.
Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs And towards our distant rest began to trudge. Men marched asleep. Many had lost their boots But limped on, blood-shod. All went lame; all blind; Drunk with fatigue; deaf even […]
Dexter Green has celebrated Independence Day in several states across the nation. But the U.S. Armed Forces veteran said Saturday’s celebration at the Cheyenne Veterans Affairs Medical Center is one that will always stand out in his mind.
In a hugely symbolic victory of sound economics and practicality triumphing over stupid, backwards and idiotic sectarian violence, religious, and ethnic discrimination, the French oil refining company Total has successfully brokered a joint oil drilling/natural gas development deal with Qatar (Sunni dominated) and Iran (Shia dominated) as joint partners. Only a few weeks ago, Saudi […]
It is now a sign of success and well adjustment to be completely and totally sociopathic in the modern day developed first world. If one exhibits any semblance of humanity or compassion, one is considered altogether weak and not fully adapted to the consumer-driven culture of the current age, where not only are articles of […]
On Sunday two World War II veterans celebrated with friends and family at the Eagle’s Club in Merrill, as they were each surprised with a Quilt of Valor.
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.
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.