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The Good Days and The Bad Days

There are many good days.   There are some bad days, but if I continue to remind myself there are more good than bad the bad don’t seem so bad.   565 more words


Sarah Palin: From Badge of Military Merit to Purple Heart (In Spanish)

By Isabel Matos

This was an incredible clip by Sarah Palin, and it was awesome to do because it was specially addressed to legal immigrants who make America an exceptional nation. 62 more words

In The News

93-Year-Old WWII Veteran Receives Purple Heart

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – For 70 years, Bob Bohm has waited for the recognition he deserved.

In 1944, as he served in World War II, the young soldier was hit by enemy fire. 367 more words


86-year-old veteran finally awarded Purple Heart

OKLAHOMA CITY – A long overdue Purple Heart was finally awarded to a Korean War veteran late this afternoon.

Family members tell us Raymond Norwood was nearly killed in battle decades ago.   99 more words


Honoring a hero: Sixty years after his service in the Korean War, William Arpino accepted a Purple Heart.

My Matt Schickling
Wire Staff Writer

William “Ron” Arpino is not one to draw attention to himself.

He was unassuming in the way he wheeled down the aisle of the auditorium at Holy Redeemer Hospital toward a table of his memories, almost oblivious to the 50-or-so family members, friends, fellow veterans and representatives from various media outlets gathered just to learn more about his story. 567 more words

Afghanistan Today, the GWOT Hotspot (The Afghanistan Scandal?) Sun. 8/17/14 (136 days to go)

136 days to go for US troops in Afghanistan. This Sunday as we worship in peace in America, keep them in your thoughts and prayers, keep the family of Marine Sgt. 21 more words