On This Day in History: January 29, 

1861 – Kansas admitted as the 34th state

Iraqi Gratitude

The scenes outside the American Embassy in Bagdad beg a question. Why should we spend another dollar in Iraq if this is the thanks we as a nation receive? It is contrary to international law for a host nation not to defend the embassy of

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In Memoriam

4 December – Pearl Harbor, HI: Vincent J. Kapoi and Roldan A. Agustin both DoD civilian employees. The motive for these two death may go unanswered as the shooter, a sailor, also took his own life. 5 December – Minnesota National Guard: James A. Rogers

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Veterans Day 2019

Proclaim Liberty throughout the land unto all the inhabitants thereof. (Leviticus 25:10) A Veteran is someone who, at one point in his or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to the United States of America for an amount of up to and including

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Veterans Day 2018

Oh, beautiful for heroes proved In liberating strife, Who more than self their country loved, And mercy more than life! It is the 100th Anniversary of the War to end all wars and the designation of 11 November as Armistice Day by President Woodrow Wilson.

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May I Salute You?

By Patricia Salwei I approached the entrance to Ft Belvoir’s medical facility last year as an old veteran puttered towards me. Easily over 80 years old, stooped and slow, I barely gave him a second glance because right behind him, on his heels, was a

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