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United States Naval Academy Poem (Congratulations, Midshipmen!)

*The United States Naval Academy*

Bear the Gold Standard, boys, power through the sea!
Wear these colors told and bold and fight with dignity!
Steer onward, Navy Men, don’t give up the ship! 168 more words

Poetry

Emergency room at Topeka VA hospital could reopen soon

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An emergency room at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Topeka might be reopening soon.

William Patterson, a regional Veterans Affairs director, told two Kansas members of Congress this week that the emergency room at Colmery-O’Neil VA Medical Center is expected to reopen by the end of this month. 89 more words

News

The Little-Realized Realities Of A Military Relationship

We have all seen the videos. We sat in our bedrooms with our eyes glued to our laptop screens and watched the long-awaited husband in uniform make a dramatic entrance off of the airplane and run into to waiting arms of his pregnant wife. 2,200 more words

Facebook Fallacies: Skinhead Gangs, White Privilege, the Apocalypse & the NFL

Facebook is a breeding ground for stupidity, ignorance and subtle (sometimes overt) racism and prejudice. Since shaming is a good way to get people to change, let’s call them out on their BS. 1,517 more words

Journalism

Lost no more

This is Edward James Miller, my father’s father. I’m remembering him this memorial day, not because I’m sad… but rather because I’m happy. For 6 decades my father had loads of questions and some deep emotions about his real father. 298 more words