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December 27th, 1814


When we hear The Battle of New Orleans General Andrew Jackson is perhaps the first person who comes to mind. His name would become immortalized in story and song defending the Southern city that had only become a part of the United States just over a decade prior with the Louisiana Purchase. 502 more words


Remembrance Day: Give a Pittance of Time

If you’re grateful for your freedom; THANK A VET. 

If you’re proud to call this land home, where we have a Charter of Rights and Freedoms, have the freedom of speech, freedom of religion; THANK A VET – there’s a reason we sing “ 423 more words

One by one they begin to surround my table; I am quickly glancing around looking for a different spot within the coffee shop. Within five minutes the final person arrived to the group’s table.

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Being Ellington L. Ellis

Stevieslaw: The Usual Suspects

Stevieslaw: The Usual Suspects

While some might doubt the claim by Donald Trump that his microphone was tampered with, the police department of Hempstead, Long Island, New York is taking the charge quite seriously. 197 more words


Marquis Lafayette: Great among Revolutionary War Heroes

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Marquis Lafayette: Great among Revolutionary War Heroes

By Christopher Ruddy

It is doubtful the American Republic would have been born were it not for the courage and generosity of our greatest French friend, Marquis de Lafayette, who joined the Continental Army at the age of 19 with the rank of lieutenant general.

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Rocket: A Dog's Story

By John H. Fulweiler
U.S. Navy

He was a little dog, the sort you would know at a glance to be some boy’s most understanding friend. 788 more words


You know, it’s really gotten out of vogue to mention D Day. I’m sure it doesn’t even make it to most calendars any more. Kind of like VJ Day. 557 more words