Up, down, up, down recently our national flag has been sliding half way up and down flag poles like never before. What was once a rare occurrence and distinguished honor has more recently become more a symbol of political correctness and response to media coverage. 505 more words
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During most of the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima, Marine Pfc. Silas Jessup was a stretcher bearer. He received a commendation from the commanding general of his division for carrying more than 100 dead and wounded U.S. 1,281 more words
Serving imprisoned veterans creates bonds with warriors who took part in wars spanning Korea, Vietnam, and the Gulf War. One vet, who was jailed at the Federal Correctional Institution at Terminal Island, California, precedes all these wars, and has become a valued friend over the past five years. 1,570 more words
The Desecration of the USMC War Memorial
By Mark Alexander
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“Every thing useful and beneficial to man, seems to be connected with obedience to the laws of his nature, the inclinations, the duties, and the happiness of individuals, resolve themselves into customs and habits, favourable, in the highest degree, to society.