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Global Explosive Ordnance Disposal Symposium to look at Force of the Future

Global Explosive Ordnance Disposal Symposium to look at Force of the Future

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.

TAPS Monument to be Dedicated

TAPS Monument to be Dedicated

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.

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Dulce et Decorum

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Dulce et Decorum

  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 […]

We Should Trust President Donald Trump

We Should Trust President Donald Trump

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 […]

Our Nation’s Call to Action: It’s Your Turn to Serve

Our Nation’s Call to Action: It’s Your Turn to Serve

Less than one percent of our men and women are serving this country on active duty. The all-volunteer service attracts some of our nation’s top talent and requires much from not only them but their families. And sometimes what is required is finding ways to feed their families. According to a 2015 NBC segment, “620,000 […]

When Good Non-Profits Go Bad: Wounded Warriors Changes Course

When Good Non-Profits Go Bad: Wounded Warriors Changes Course

By now most know the “faults” of the Wounded Warrior Project – a nonprofit organization that has led the way in helping wounded warriors restore some dignity and get a new start in the civilian sector. What many don’t know is a bit of history behind the co-founder and former CEO Steve Nardizzi. Steve is […]

Warren Buffet takes aim at the military

Just the words of a funny old man who is losing his marbles, or an elitist “crony” oligarch who knows there are no consequences for his words or actions?

Letter to God

Please forgive my cynicism and negative connotations in this letter…

Trade Secrets on Masters Program that Attracts Veterans

Trade Secrets on Masters Program that Attracts Veterans

Despite the uptick in Veteran employment, a considerable number of veterans and their family members are still choosing to pursue a college degree. More than half of veterans who began using their GI Bill benefits between 2002 and 2010 went on to earn a postsecondary degree or certificate by June 2013. This is good news […]

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