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A very special Happy Birthday to the BILL OF RIGHTS!

Over the weekend we drove to Tehachapi to visit my folks and let Ben spend time with his Grandma. 739 more words

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No Greater Valor, A Review of a Book on The Siege of Bastogne

No Greater Valor, The Siege of Bastogne and the Miracle that Sealed Allied Victory,” by Jerome Corsi, Ph.D., focuses on how the faith of the men involved in this key battle of World War II factored into their fight for survival and ultimate victory.   545 more words

General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Army announced today the following assignments:

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Bannister, director, strategy, plans and policy, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, … 225 more words

Department Of Defense

Sen. Klobuchar Presents WWII Vet With French Honor

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Private Jim Carroll was given the highest decoration France can bestow on a foreign citizen for his service and sacrifice in Western Europe during World War II. 164 more words

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Minnesota WWII Vet To Receive French Honor

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Minnesota is about to receive the highest decoration France can present to a foreign citizen. 102 more words

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New combat veterans deserve the attention

J.D. over at Mouth of the Brazos and I traded comments not long ago about how the whole Vietnam War, combat veterans like us, refugees and all, finally are on the shelf. 286 more words

Blogosphere

Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby on Secretary Hagel's Domestic Travel

Today, Secretary Hagel departed Washington for a five-day trip across the country to visit with the men and women of the Department of Defense. During his travels, he will see first-hand some of the critical training the force receives to maintain readiness across a range of challenges. 327 more words

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