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.
Support the Troops
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 […]
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 […]
U.S. Marine Corps Reservist to visit Hawaii with her fiancé
The unemployment rate for veterans nationwide continues to fall. After reaching a record 12% in 2011, that unemployment rate is now down to 6% making last year the best year on record for Iraq and Afghanistan veteran unemployment.
Some veterans and refugee advocates are worried that an executive order by President Trump to temporarily suspend refugee admissions into the U.S. will hurt foreign interpreters who helped American troops in war.
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
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 […]
We simply need to stop relying on the politicians who created these problems in the first place.
Andy Grant, severely injured by an IED in Afghanistan, elected to have his leg amputated for a better quality of life and has now set his mind to beating the world record for 10 km by a single amputee.
An officer’s oath is to the Constitution, not to any elected or appointed official.
The NFL is reimbursing U.S. taxpayers more than $720,000 in so-called “paid patriotism” money that the teams took from the military to allow things like color guard displays and video tributes at pro football games.
Dogs Help U.S. Military Veterans Recover from PTSD
UFC GYM®, the fast-growing franchise that combines mixed martial arts (MMA) and fitness, today announced its participation to the #22Kill campaign by organizing a company-wide effort to complete 222,222 pushups on Friday, April 22.
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
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 […]
Washington’s determination to downplay Israeli responsibility for the 34 Americans killed and the 174 wounded.
The charitable program ‘DHL Operation Holiday Cheer’ will deliver hundreds of Christmas trees, holiday decorations and messages of support to U.S. troops serving abroad
Which is the greatest evil, ISIS or Assad ?
Sunday is National POW / MIA Recognition Day
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?
Young Marines add new board member
Young Marines have pledged to support the historic completion of the National Museum of the Marine Corps
82nd Airborne US Army veteran needs help now!
DemocracyNow.org interviews Bree Newsome, an American Patriot!
Please forgive my cynicism and negative connotations in this letter…
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 […]
Our country will need a new Sam Adams willing, this time, to blast the truth into the open.