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Fort Hood Memorial Service

On Wednesday, April 9 the Fort Hood Memorial Service took place for the three soldiers who were killed in the shooting on April 2,. Sergeant First Class Daniel Ferguson 39, Sergeant Timothy Owens 37, Staff Sergeant Carlos Lazaney-Rodriguez were the three victims in the shooting. 80 more words


Shape Note Singing as a Civil War Coping Mechanism

The American tradition of shape note singing was well-established and had seen many decades of development by the commencement of the American Civil War. As early as the turn of the century, … 1,092 more words





Hope nearly drawn out

Many stumble on vain and selfish worldly imaginations

Trip on longings grasped for

While the world simply goes on and on… 209 more words

Watch a Soldier Surprise His Son at an NBA Game

I DARE you to watch this without welling up. 8-year-old Logan Bledsoe thought he was competing in a contest during a timeout at the Phoenix Suns game, but instead he got the surprise of his life when he removed the blindfold to see his dad Jamie Bledsoe, a soldier who returned home after nine months in Afghanistan: 105 more words


JM World War One Sketchbooks, 1917-1918

The digital collection JM World War One Sketchbooks, 1917-1918 has been created by the Special Collections Library of the University of Victoria, British Columbia. The collection consists of images of 130 water-colour and pen and ink sketches from two sketchbooks of an unidentified British soldier who served with the Royal Horse and Royal Field Artillery. 58 more words