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Stolen military medals returned to Oroville Dam evacuee

YUBA CITY, Calif. – Police returned a man’s military medals Sunday after they were stolen out of his home during the Oroville Dam spillway emergency evacuations. 172 more words

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Alex Popovic Greyside Group CEO, Nexus Consulting Group Of Alexandria and Stolen Valor

I used to own a very successful Private Security Company by the name of Greyside Group. I founded it in 2003 and by 2010/2011 had landed some of the largest contracts with some of the worlds’ largest shipping companies in Europe. 393 more words

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Lethbridge man prepares to represent his city in 2017 Brier

The first man from Lethbridge to represent Alberta at the Brier is still letting the feeling of winning the 2017 Boston Pizza Alberta cup sink in. 224 more words

Sports

What Gives Purple Heart Wood it's Purple Color?

Purple Heart is a trade name commonly used to describe several species of the genus Peltogyne whose wood displays a distinct purple color. Because of this striking aesthetic, Purple Heart wood is traded globally and adds significant value to the timber stands in which it grows. 173 more words

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Faith, Honor, and Glory: The Story of the Four Chaplains

On February 3, 1943, Rev. George L. Fox, Rabbi Alexander D. Goode, Rev. Clark V. Poling, and Father John P. Washington all gave their life jackets to other soldiers, linked arms, and prayed while the… 571 more words

Day 6- The National WWII Museum

Today, Michael and I ventured out in the RV and spent all day at The National WWII Museum. The museum tells the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world, why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means for all of us today, so that all future generations will understand the cost of freedom and be inspired by what they learn. 404 more words

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Purple Hearts and the difficult stories they represent

In a story he shared with the USO, Thomas Brennan, a medically retired Marine, said, “I destroyed my Purple Heart citation on Christmas Eve. I tore it to shreds. 334 more words

Veterans