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 »
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 »
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.
I cannot take credit for this post, as it came to me in an email, and I felt it was too good not to pass on to as many people as possible. It most certainly puts things in perspective. May God bless, protect and keep our soldiers and their families. Without their sacrifices, we would… Read More »
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 »
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 »
CBSNews reported that it took only a toy truck to save the lives of six men in Afghanistan.
There is a song that that hit the charts in 1982 that became quite popular during that time, titled “War is Hell (On the Homefront Too)” . It was written by Curly Putman, Bucky Jones and Dan Wilson, and was recorded by T.G. Sheppard in 1982. The song does not necessarily depict the life of… Read More »