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What not to say to a service member on Veterans Day
"I was going to join the military, but..."
The lore of Uncle Wally leads a family from Bagram to Meuse-Argonne
Uncle Wally’s service had been family lore. And the monument—erected somewhere in a small town in France—loomed large in my imagination. My dad didn’t know the name of the town. Perhaps Uncle Wally didn’t, either.
9 Ways Other Countries Honor Their Fallen Troops
In 1868, the Grand Army of the Republic created Decoration Day to honor the soldiers who died in the U.S....
What Not To Say To A Service Member On Veterans Day
Early November is a magical time of year. The Halloween decorations are finally starting to be put away and cardboard...
How I Survive My Own Personal Armistice Day
So here we are again. Veterans Day is upon us. The parades, the awkward “thank you” handshakes, and the free...