New Redemption Press Book Shares Vietnam Vet’s Journey from Army Soldier to Warrior of God
ENUMCLAW, Wash., April 5, 2021 /Christian Newswire/ — Relations between the United States and Vietnam have changed drastically since the end of the Vietnam War in 1975. With current security and economic partnerships, the relationship between Vietnam and the US has been transformed, and analysts expect the countries to forge an even greater partnership in years to come–a seemingly impossible feat four decades ago*…
There have been 3,507 recipients of the Medal of Honor, (note it is not the Congressional Medal…) of those only 1 was a woman, 19 people received it twice and there are currently 69 living recipients.
NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR DAY – MARCH 25TH
The United States Congress has designated March 25th of each year as National Medal of Honor Day, a day dedicated to Medal of Honor recipients. (Public Law 101-564) Conceived in the State of Washington, this holiday should be one of our most revered. Unfortunately, all too many Americans are not even aware of its existence.
“I think it’s important for me to tell my story because there’s a lot of people out there ready to give up. There’s a lot of guys who are hurting. It doesn’t matter how beat down you are, if you can still breathe, man, just keep getting up.”
In the Air Force, Gage was able to become the fittest and strongest he had ever been. Unfortunately, arthritis started holding him back and eventually sent him home. After reconnecting with family members, friends, a church community, and other Veterans, Gage found a new purpose. “It’s the reconnection with Vets that helps me the most.”
Bipolar disorder is marked by extreme swings in energy levels and moods, from high highs to low lows. The condition affects an estimated 45 million people around the world, according to the World Health Organization, but withtreatment, symptoms can be managed effectively.
Call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1. You can also send a text message to the Veterans Crisis Line at 838255 or use the Veterans Crisis Line online chat. The Veterans Crisis Line offers free, confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Maybe you are incarcerated like Don was, maybe you have some form of addiction, or are one of the 22+ a day Veterans and Military personnel contemplating suicide. Whatever you are experiencing NO self-help book is going to work but as Don (and I) realized the transforming power of Christ can change your life forever. PLEASE, I beg you to reach out to one of the contacts at the bottom of the page today. – Mike
INSPIRING HOPE THROUGH TRANSFORMATION
"God spoke to me, and He was very clear. He said, 'If you were to die today, where would you go?'"—Don
At one point in Don Caballero’s life, he seemed to be on the fast track to becoming a “career criminal.” After his parents divorced when he was in middle school, Don struggled with addiction, insecurities, and academic issues. First incarcerated at age 18, he spent years in and out of jails and recovery programs, homeless and running the streets. He was in custody in Fresno, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Oakland.
“There was a point in my life where I honestly didn’t think I was going to see the age of 21,” recalls Don, “and there were some days, honestly, where I wish that I didn’t, because it felt so bad.”
The police would arrest him, he’d be released, and then he’d commit more crimes.
WWII Battle of the Bulge during freezing winter 1944
“I call upon every man of all the Allies, to rise now to new heights of courage … We will, with God’s help, go forward to our greatest victory” – -Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe