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My Favorite Scene: The West Wing Season One (1999) "In Excelsis Deo"

The West Wing remains my favorite of Aaron Sorkin’s creations on the big screen or small.  It stands, especially in these times, as an idealistic vision of what government could and should be.  141 more words


Remembering Vietnam: Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War

Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War”. Vietnam veterans, activists, journalists, and others with firsthand experience of the episodes relate their experiences along with historian commentary. 78 more words

20th Century Wars

Infantry community to honor Doughboy awardees Hartzog, Carpenter

By Megan Garcia, Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning Public Affairs Office

FORT BENNING, Ga. (Jan. 5, 2018) – Service members, family members, and friends are scheduled to gather Jan. 824 more words

Developing Leaders

Inheriting the War edited by Laren McClung

Laren McClung is a poet and the author of a book of poetry,  Between Here and Monkey Mountain  (2012) Her father served a 1968-69 tour of duty in the Vietnam War with the 173rd Airborne. 416 more words


Veterans' Group Seeking Photos For Vietnam Memorial 'Wall of Faces'

CHICAGO (WBBM Newsradio) — Two suburban state lawmakers say the effort to create a digital database of every service member killed in the Vietnam War is going very well in Illinois and across the country. 272 more words


Painter - Vietnam Veteran That Makes A Difference

In the mid-1980s, my mother interviewed over 1,000 Vietnam veterans. Most of them had been suffering with symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Other health problems as well. 629 more words



My friend Ron Jenkins shared this wonderful story that many Americans will never understand. Today we let illegals flood us with lifelong welfare professionals that seldom add any value to our society, just costs. 1,116 more words