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Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Salute

Joint Base Lewis-McChord salutes Vietnam-era veterans Oct. 9, 1-5 p.m. at Watkins Field.

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EVERYDAY you must call, or write someone, anyone, anywhere, and SIMPLY tell them.


At least 2 people in this world love you so much they would die for you. 173 more words


VA official: Training guide likened employees, not vets, to Oscar the Grouch


A Philadelphia Inquirer story had the local VA Regional Office scrambling to cover their tracks when the paper reported that pictures of Oscar the Grouch in its internal training guide WERE NOT meant to depict veterans. 9 more words


Groups decry food stamp cuts to pay for teachers

Advocates for the poor are sharply criticizing a bill championed by Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., that will give states $26 billion for education and health programs – including more than $500 million for Washington state…

Source: http://blog.seattlepi.com


Video: Obama & Biden Meet Lucy, The Oldest Living Female WWII Veteran

I had to share this cool video of Joe Biden interacting with Lucy Coffey, an 108 year old World War II Veteran and the oldest female veteran.

Joe Biden

Katy Perry's On A Mission

What is this mission you ask? Well…the goal is to house as many homeless veterans as she can, as fast as she can.  Katy Perry has teamed up with the group “Veterans Matter”,  a 501(c)(3) non-profit founded by Ken Leslie that is sparked and supported by John Mellencamp and others in the music industry.   139 more words


A Dazzling Live Performance By The Patriots Jet Team At September 2014 California Capital Airshow

The full-throttle excitement of the L-39 jets will grace Sacramento’s skies at the ninth annual air show.

Enthusiasts attending this year’s California Capital Airshow at Mather Airport in Sacramento… 282 more words