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Memorial Day Tribute

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You can download this desktop background made to honor the 6,648 U.S. service members that have died in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom bellow.   Download the HD image here. Read More »

Army vet dies defending restaurant from armed man

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Mario Wilson spent more than two decades in the U.S. Army, serving in Afghanistan before retiring to Indiana where he helped other veterans navigate government red tape and receive their benefits. Leonard Bond has a lengthy criminal record including arrests for shooting two men in a drug deal, robbing a man of $7 at gunpoint, having sex with a 14-year-old ... Read More »

SPC Corona’s Bone Marrow Drive

Taken from the VFWCA.org site. Gentlemen, as you all know SPC Marcos Corona’s cancer has returned and has hit him hard. His Oncologist has informed him that he needs a bone marrow transplant. They have searched the national registry but have had no luck in finding a match. We have been diligent in organizing events for bone marrow drives as ... Read More »

The Vet

The Vet   The Vet (revised) Chapter 1 The initial explosion hit the vehicle behind us but shook us violently. Immediately the chatter started over the radio and we went into reactionary drills. I could hear each vehicle commander sending up casualty reports but no one was sending anything from Alpha 3. They had been hit bad. A deep buried ... Read More »

Marine double amputee humiliated on Delta flight

Marine LCPL Christian Brown, newly promoted to CPL, was travelling via Atlanta on a Delta flight this week when he was brought to tears from humiliation. He is a double amputee due to stepping on an explosive device during a patrol in Afghanistan on December 13, 2011. Brown spent six months in a coma and is still undergoing physical therapy ... Read More »

Iraq and Afghan Vet turned spouse speaks out

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From Sarah: Open post to military spouses that say they have the hardest job in the military….. As a former active duty SGT with tours overseas, a deployment to Afghanistan and one to Iraq, I can honestly answer the main question military wives ask because I am now a military wife who’s husband is deployed. No it is not harder ... Read More »

“Now, After” Soldiers Point Of View

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A very interesting take on what some veterans might be feeling. A few years old, but hits on some important things for returning Vets. Take a look and discuss   Video Description:   I went to film school at USC after returning from Iraq. This is what life was like for me then, and this is 100% a true story. ... Read More »