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Honor: A Value Lost in Time

When I was 17 I signed a contract for 4 years as an Infantryman in the U.S. Army. It was more than a job. It was something I had to do. 612 more words


Honor our Service Men/Women

They sacrifice so that we can have the right to say “Merry Christmas” and “God Bless America.”


Can't even go one day

Christmas morning came and the kids were excited. They opened their gifts and possed for a few pictures. We put some toys together and off they went to play. 126 more words


Standing ovations, cheers, and tears: Moviegoers react to #Unbroken

Did you watch UNBROKEN today? #IAmUnbroken http://t.co/W7CjmkGt3a pic.twitter.com/wOjiyTpsHM

— NBC Olympics (@NBCOlympics) December 26, 2014

Did you head out to a movie theater for the Christmas opening of “Unbroken?” The film adaption of Laura Hillenbrand’s riveting account of WWII hero Louis Zamperini’s life hit the big screen yesterday.

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A retrospective: awakening from Vietnam

I recall waking up from my time in Vietnam. I am now getting towards the end of the book In An Instant: A Family’s Journey of Love and Healing, by Lee and Bob Woodward. 926 more words

Long Island veteran with PTSD receives service dog

LONG ISLAND (PIX11) — A Long Island veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder received an amazing present, in the form of a four-legged friend.

Former Air Force Sergeant Duane Franzone and his new fully trained service dog Jada were teamed up Tuesday and couldn’t be happier. 47 more words

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