After nearly eight decades, a World War II soldier’s letter was finally delivered. World War II had ended three months prior when Army Sgt. John Gonsalves wrote to his mother in December 1945 while still stationed in Bad Orb, Germany, “I’ll be seeing you soon, I hope.” READ MORE > > >
“Pearl Harbor is a U.S. naval base near Honolulu, Hawaii, that was the scene of a devastating surprise attack by Japanese forces on December 7, 1941. Just before 8 a.m. on that Sunday morning, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes descended on the base, where they managed to destroy or damage nearly 20 American naval vessels, … More Pearl Harbor 80th Anniversary
I had the honor this summer of visiting approx 62 Gold Star Families with Tribute to Fallen Soldiers. Tunnel to Towers is another great organization that I support helping Gold Star and First Responder Families. Posted by Zachary Mettler | Nov 12, 2021 | Culture To honor our nation’s greatest heroes, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation has delivered 35 mortgage-free … More Tunnel to Towers Delivers Mortgage-Free Homes to 35 Gold Star Families on Veterans Day
For at least a decade, and probably longer, Google has brought a woke edge to the daily doodles it has on its search engine home page. Its 2021 Veterans Day doodle was no exception for it managed to slip a transgender Marine into the mix. Although si… Source: Google’s Veterans Day doodle is woke and … More Google’s Veterans Day doodle is woke and peculiarly illuminating
Today is Veterans Day, the day we honor ALL VETERANS. Memorial Day honors service members who died in service to their country or as a result of injuries incurred during battle. Deceased veterans are also remembered on Veterans Day but the day is set aside to thank and honor living veterans who served honorably in the … More Veterans (Armistice) Day – 11/11/21
Both my daughter and I suffer from PTSD (in my case CPDD since the VA refused PTSD) recently she called her local VA asking to see a mental health provider, they gave her an appointment 2 months out. When she went off on them, a symptom of PTSD, they hung up! So much for our … More Veteran suicide is more than just about mental health
It is frustrating to be in a 20 year war and the same Islamic terrorist be in charge in the end. We (veterans) know we do not fight to the idiot politicians, most of whom could not fight their way out of a paper bag. We fought for our brothers and sisters who stood beside … More Heartbroken Gold Star Father Asks Devastating Question Biden Can’t Answer
VA’s latest data from 2019 shows a decrease in suicide among Veterans from the year prior. The decrease, reflecting the lowest number of Veteran suicides since 2007, provides hope and motivation for continued prevention efforts. SOURCE: 2021 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report shows decrease in Veteran suicides
Write a 9/11 Thank You note today In honor of the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 and National Day of Service, Operation Gratitude invites you to write a thank you note to first responders, service members and Veterans. Please take 5 minutes to write a letter today through the Operation Gratitude digital platform HERE.
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