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Missing Words

Today I went to visit the new World War II Memorial in Washington , DC . I got an unexpected history lesson. Because I’m a baby boomer, I was one of the youngest in the crowd. 399 more words


The Final Inspection

The Soldier stood and faced God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining,
Just as brightly as his brass.

‘Step forward now, Soldier, 227 more words


No Battle Cry Goes Unheard

If you pay attention to U.S. and World news, you are undoubtedly aware of the many available options in terms of “picking your battle.” The shelves of immorality, dishonesty, self-centered political decisions and scandals, are packed tighter than the GMO laden tomatoes in the produce isle at Wal-Mart. 785 more words

Painful Past, Promising Future

Life Reimagined has produced a nice, short video about three American veterans living in Vietnam today. If you’ve been following this blog or reading my magazine articles, you will probably recognize their names. 17 more words


Vets working together in Israel/Palestine

In this blog and the book I’m working on I look at how veterans from both sides of the war in Vietnam have come together to work for peace. 185 more words


Teens Spend Summer Vacation at Tampa's Haley VA

When teachers ask this fall: “What did you do on your summer vacation?” Nearly four dozen Tampa teenagers will answer: “I spent it at the James A. 469 more words