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Memorial Day

The Fruit Of Freedom & Fallen Trees

Posted on May 26, 2012by poemsandponderings

      As Memorial Day is now upon us I realize that I have an extra poem. 191 more words


Memorial Day

Throughout my life, I thought Memorial Day was just a day to remember the dead, a day off and a banking holiday. I didn’t learn in a class or was ever told what Memorial Day is and why we celebrate it. 326 more words


GI Bill - The Good and Bad

What is the GI Bill? A brief history. [1]

Originally the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, known as the GI Bill, was created to provide benefits for returning WWII Veterans.  683 more words


The Faces Of Freedom

The VETERAN took the very same oath of office as the president and all members of Congress. But the VETERAN honored theirs. Thank you vets for your service and your sacrifice.. 183 more words

Jack Downing

"There are mostly bad days now."

I found my old journal I was keeping last year that I stopped writing in because I guess life got in the way. I thought for this post I’d share one of the entries where I began to realize how hard the road ahead was going to be. 357 more words


"Are you sure you want to do this?"

If I had a dollar for every time I heard that I could probably pay my gas for a month.

As I mentioned in my first post, the man I was dating was a combat veteran. 818 more words


Love A Veteran

Let me start by telling you a bit about myself. My name is Mimi, I’m 25 years old and a resident of New Jersey. I recently got out of a relationship with an army veteran that lasted close to one year. 207 more words