We covered a lot of ground in Part I that addressed the NFL football players denigrating the American flag, disrespecting the National Anthem, and throwing mud in the face of the first responders who protect the American citizens from mayhem, crime, and anarchy – the police and law enforcement officers across the country. I called […]
The current spectacle of the NFL football players denigrating the American flag, disrespecting the National Anthem, and throwing mud in the face of the first responders who protect the American citizens from mayhem, crime, and anarchy – the police and law enforcement officers across the country, is despicable and anti-American. Additionally, such behavior is tantamount […]
In 2003, David Sturman and Tracy Mumma bought a worn-out piece of farm ground under the Mission Mountains that featured patches of neck-high thistles and lands grazed so hard that the earth was laid bare in places.
It’s early in the morning, and the entire city of San Juan, Puerto Rico, seems to be gazing at the sky with concern. It looks like rain but the island just can’t handle any more flooding.
Grand Valley State University received a $1.3 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to provide West Michigan veterans free academic support services to help them complete a degree.
It’s been more than 50 years since American troops first landed in Vietnam, but to many who served, it seems like only yesterday.
Dan Willis preaches the gospel of helping veterans just about anywhere he can, as evidenced by the story he tells about how just a few days ago a man wearing only a towel in the gym locker room had to listen to Willis’s pitch.
According to the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Handbook, there are more than one million visually impaired veterans over the age of 45 in the United States
April may be the cruelest month, but this October has been an absolute nightmare, and I see no reason to hope it’s going to get better. The south continues to be targeted by a succession of hurricanes, and the Republicans are now planning a succession of attempts to lower taxes on the rich. Since Houston, […]
Although the original deadline was missed, San Diego’s Housing Our Heroes initiative has hit its goal of helping 1,000 homeless veterans secure rental housing.
The definition of integrity is doing the right thing when no one is looking. How do you apply an appropriate term to an individual who tells a blatant lie in front of 330 million people, and then tries to excuse his falsehood with even more lies? Has the American public grown so use to the […]
U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the University of Southern Maine (USM) will receive $263,938 through the U.S. Department of Education’s Veterans Upward Bound Program.
On Tuesday, Sept. 26, the House Veterans Affairs Committee held a hearing on several important bills to help veterans once they have returned from active duty service.
For a town that had a population of just over 1,600 in 1940, the list of names on Milton’s “Honor Roll” World War II placard in the newly dedicated Veterans Memorial Park fills one whole board, showing the deep connection the town has to military service.
Operation Heartland gave the city of Davenport a wooden flag in remembrance of the men and women who lost their lives in combat. The flag was apart of a total of 44 wooden flags with 6,900 initials on them.
On Saturday, officials in Knightdale dedicated a space at Knightdale Station Park for the Knightdale Veterans Memorial and Amphitheater stage.
A gripping documentary on the Vietnam War described by many viewers as a masterful depiction of a prolonged conflict that divided the nation has left many American and Vietnamese veterans feeling deeply disappointed, even betrayed.
John Fogerty, whose music helped define the late 1960s and early 1970s and the resistance to the Vietnam War, said he always understood people who hated the war, but he couldn’t comprehend why they hated the soldiers who fought in it.
A motorcycle honor guard accompanied a procession Wednesday of a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., through the suburbs to Des Plaines, where the wall will be on display this week.
Since former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem in the 2016 pre-season, several veterans who fought for the U.S. military have been expressing their support for Kaepernick’s protest.
Area businesses and veteran’s service organizations held an annual event with the goal of supporting local veterans and their families.
It’s great when the emperor is Marcus Aurelius. It’s not so great when the emperor is Caligula. (Elon Musk to Maureen Dowd, September 23, 2017) In an Alabama Ass Whupin, while they’re beating your […]
When Angela Peacock medically retired from the U.S Army after nearly seven years of service, she was put on medication to help her post-traumatic stress disorder.
In 1944, the G.I. Bill was signed into law by President Roosevelt, providing those who had served in WWII with an array of benefits, including tuition payments.
To hear Reps. Joyce Beatty and Steve Stivers tell it, Columbus is an ideal place to host the National Veterans Memorial and Museum.
A century-old apartment building on West Utica will be getting an $11 million rehabilitation, updating the building’s mechanical technology and making more units ready for the changing veteran population.
If you weren’t looking for it, you might have no idea it was there, but right between Chipotle and the Washington Township Fire Department on Possum Run Road is a cemetery with graves dating back to the 1830s.
From the street in this working-class neighborhood, people passing by the two-story house can look through the window and glimpse a peace sign and various iterations of the Stars and Stripes.
Though veterans had a slightly stronger presence in the federal workforce in fiscal 2016, agencies actually hired fewer new veterans to fill government jobs compared to previous years.
Did he bring the family? What’s the Mother’s name.Mary, oh, I’m so nervous! I read the book today, Mary Hail, Hail Mary. Lenny Bruce, 1967 The problem with people who bring religion to their politics is that they’re obsessed with sex. It’s never “I’m a devout Anglican, therefore I couldn’t possibly vote for a […]