Tag Archives: Support Our Troops

A Memorial Day of Service

As we grill burgers, smoke brisket and otherwise enjoy a day of relaxation, take a moment and remember those that volunteered themselves to protect this great nation. They are not mercenaries – the paycheck isn’t the reason the volunteered or why they fight. They are performing their duties as ordered and are appreciated, by “a grateful… Read More »

In Remembrance of Sgt. Garvey

Every Memorial Day is one that I remember with certain emotion.  When I joined the United States Army, I was 21 years old.  My recruiter picked me up from my house around 4:30am in the morning. He hauled me off to the Military Entrance Processing Station(MEPS).  That day, changed my life forever.  It was September… Read More »

‘Carry the Load’ Restores the True Meaning of Memorial Day

Cam Edwards speaks with Former Navy Seal Clint Bruce, co-founder of Carry the Load, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring the true meaning of Memorial Day. Now in its second year, Carry the Load hosts activities to help direct resources to existing organizations that support veterans and their families.

"Operation Freedom Foam" Heartwarming Story of American Generosity

    What a wonderful, heartwarming story of just how generous Americans truly are. Special thanks go to Lafayette, Indiana’s Dog and Suds restaurant which is famous for it’s Root Beer. It all started when a U.S.Marine, Jordan Fletcher who is stationed in Afghanistan posted on his Facebook page that he had a craving for… Read More »

GI Jobs Magazine Gives Military Friendly School Award

SAINT JOSEPH, Mo., Aug. 22, 2011 — “G.I. Jobs,” the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded American College of Technology the designation of  Military Friendly School. A nationally accredited distance learning provider, American College of Technology offers 12 online associates degrees as well as certifications in IT, business, criminal justice… Read More »