AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin resident Ken Wallingford, 68, is a decorated Vietnam War veteran. Born in Munich in 1948, he enlisted in the Army at the age of 21. 560 more words
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Back when I first returned from OIF III, I spent a lot of time trying to forget stuff. But as time wore on, much like I counted down the days until the tour would be over, I tracked my time less by the calendar, and more by upcoming anniversaries of bad days and the departed. 286 more words
A wounded veteran from Pontypridd battled through Storm Katie to complete a gruelling 125-mile canoe race representing Help for Heroes.
Mark Lloyd, 31, has taken part in what is described as the Mount Everest for canoeists – the Devizes to Westminster race over four days, where 300 boats set out to cross the finish line opposite the Houses of Parliament in an event held every Easter since 1948. 409 more words
I had a quick trip to the VA this morning, to get the x-rays for evaluating my being a candidate for the femur replacement. While I was there I stopped to visit with the dietician who runs the MOVE program (to help veterans with weight problems lose weight). 143 more words