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Save the American War Mural at this Colorado VA Medical Center from PC Insanity

Posted by in American History, Veterans

VA National Director Orders 72-Year-Old Artist To Remove Confederate Flag From His Civil War Mural


Acceptable Blood: The Sacrifice of Heroes

Posted by in National Defense, Religion, Veterans, Vietnam War

This young soldier took turns at point with a good buddy of his, but the guys in his patrol liked him best because he was handy with the machine gun. They had been taking turns one day when his buddy was shot. It was a roll of the dice. If it had been him as pointman he would have been shot. The father spoke of how this buddy had died in his son’s arms shortly after being hit. His last words were, “Josh, I’ve been shot.” The father was reluctant to tell his wife about this incident. Mothers, you see, don’t mourn just for their own.


Remembering Heroes of the Vietnam War

Posted by in Memorial Day, Veterans, Vietnam War

Through the clouds of confusion and turmoil surrounding the Vietnam Era, the light of valor and compassion still shines forth from the lives of those who were saved by the efforts of heroes.


Christmas Truce in Vietnam

Posted by in Christmas, Veterans, Vietnam War

When the American commander of the strike force came back to his RTO’s location, he found him humming the tune to “Silent Night.” Smiling and shrugging, he knew young soldiers could be nutty and unpredictable.


The Mesa County “Veterans Remember” Project

Posted by in Veterans, World War II

The “Veterans Remember Project” is a collection of stories and memories from World War II, with those from Korea and Vietnam to follow.


Old Sarge: Remembering Veterans Day

Posted by in Military Interests, Veterans, Vietnam War

The veteran may be the aged fellow who is still trying to shut out the images of the Tet Offensive of 1968, and still remembers how his former best friend in high school called him “baby killer” and “willing tool of the “war mongers.”


Old Sarge: Memories of a Warrior Woman

Posted by in Veterans, Vietnam War

The Green Berets at Fort Bragg gave her the nickname “The Green Beret Lady Bug Angel.” I have been told there is a plaque with her name on it somewhere at Fort Bragg.


Movies that Honor our Military Heroes

Posted by in Military Interests, Veterans

Life is not easy for many veterans. They make up a significant portion of the homeless population. About 18 per day commit suicide.


From D-Day to Khe Sanh, America is Nothing Without its Veterans

Posted by in History, Veterans, Vietnam War

This was one of the events that made that generation shine, without a doubt. Oh, they had their faults; racial prejudice was a problem, and many people were hardened and bitter, having endured the Great Depression


Old Sarge: Did Obama Save the Deserter to Save His Own Ass?

Posted by in Military Interests, National Defense, Veterans

He kept this grandstand in his pocket until he needed it; i.e. as a distraction from the VA scandal was overshadowing everything–including his ridiculous visit the Afghanistan and his preposterous speech at West Point.


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