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My day with the combat wounded, with me taking the part of an Afghan soldier.

Our hero’s tour included getting shot twice, getting an axe to the face, and being blown up with IEDs six times. The last time involved TBI, traumatic brain injury. 1,084 more words



I feel a lot.

I spent too long listening to the radio, reading reactions to world events and thinking yesterday. I should have buried myself in the past in my book instead. 461 more words

Conversing With A P.I.G.

Today we’ll be speaking with Nathaniel Hall. This gentleman was a part of Surveillance and Target Acquisition platoon.

**What made you want to make this move as you were already an Infantry Marine? 642 more words

Random Cute Girl Wallpaper Pack 46

Time for a new wallpaper pack! I have compiled you an assortment of cute girls ready to be your selection for your new desktop wallpaper. Monday can be a very grueling day so you might want to get a hold of this to brighten up your day. 8 more words


He was lucky to survive 'Battle of the Bulge'

Herb Brough of Bobcat Trail subdivision, North Port, Fla. is a medical miracle.

Almost 60 years ago, while serving as a “foot-slogger” in the 3rd Battalion, 398th Infantry Regiment of the 7th Army at “The Battle of the Bulge” in Europe, he took a blow to the head he will never forget. 1,265 more words

World War II

Purple Heart Awarded To WWII Vet 72 Years Later

Junior Howell finally received his Purple Heart medal this week, exactly 72 years after he was wounded in World War II. Over 100 friends, family, and even strangers turned out to see his long-overdue award. 98 more words


To the mom with the Purple Heart

I stood at your door a little longer than I do most. I silently said a prayer for you. For your family. For your sweet baby that got his/her wings way to soon. 293 more words