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Watch A 93-Year-Old WWII Vet Recreate His D-Day Parachute Jump June 6, 2014

Watch A 93-Year-Old WWII Vet Recreate His D-Day Parachute Jump.

 

Memorial Day May 26, 2014

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Government Awards Full Benefits To Wife Of Female Soldier Killed In Afghanistan May 19, 2014

Government Awards Full Benefits To Wife Of Female Soldier Killed In Afghanistan.

 

Navajo code talker Tom Jones Jr. dies at 89 | The Salt Lake Tribune May 16, 2014

Navajo code talker Tom Jones Jr. dies at 89 | The Salt Lake Tribune.

 

Marathoners Stop Mid-Race to Honor a 95-Year-Old Veteran March 6, 2014

Marathoners Stop Mid-Race to Honor a 95-Year-Old Veteran.

 

Hundreds Attend Lonely Veteran’s Funeral After Sad Obit Goes Viral November 11, 2013

Hundreds Attend Lonely Veteran's Funeral After Sad Obit Goes Viral.

 

leftovers October 29, 2013

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notes from a different life

old pictures, fleeting and fuzzy

an old k-bar knife

key chains and pins

tchotchkes and tokens

things I keep because …

    I think I should

there is no feeling and

I have no connection

 

life in a box

gone almost half as long as I’ve been alive

the things left behind

more photos, some papers

a precision folded flag

certificate of memorial

a “gift” from a grateful nation


 

 

The Rock ’n’ Roll Casualty Who Became a War Hero – NYTimes.com July 2, 2013

The Rock ’n’ Roll Casualty Who Became a War Hero – NYTimes.com.

 

Straight Talk June 15, 2013

 

“The standard you walk past,

is the standard you accept”

 

   

Chief of Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison, AO,

to the Australian Army

   

   

 

SEAL Team 6 veteran comes out as transgender – Salon.com June 8, 2013

SEAL Team 6 veteran comes out as transgender – Salon.com.

 

 
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