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What not to say to a service member on Veterans Day
Veterans Day puts veterans and the military as a whole in the limelight and gives people, particularly those who may not interact with our kind as regularly as others, the...
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....
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. … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued