Tag Archives: soldiers

Operation Gratitude: Donating Handmade Gifts to Deployed Troops

Back in 2011 I first learned about Operation Gratitude and their year round mission to “to lift spirits and meet… View Article

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Military History: Examining the Elite Axis Waffen SS and Finnish Guerrillas

“If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles.” – Sun Tzu,… View Article

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Thoughts from the Master Chief: Why it’s Never Too Late to Apply for your VA Benefits

Editor-in-Chief’s Note: I’d like to extend a warm welcome to my Uncle, Master Chief Doug Berger, USN, Retired, who with a… View Article

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Squawk Box Broadcast 013: Tales of Mental Toughness and Grit

The Squawk Box Broadcast aims to highlight a few of the stories that have caught our attention recently. It’s also… View Article

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Exploring the Military History and Symbolism of Morale Patches

The military is always looking to boost morale and build unit pride (esprit de corps) and while there are more… View Article

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Are You Willing to Spend 1 Hour for 1 Day in May to Honor 1 Hero?

“I couldn’t express my feelings with words, so I put on my boots, loaded my pack and I started walking.”… View Article

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The 68th Anniversary of D-Day

On the evening of June 6th, 1944, the Allied landings on the beaches of Normandy, France began. This operation was… View Article

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Remembering Pearl Harbor and Never Forgetting

I think FDR said it best one of his famous quotes: “December 7, 1941, A date which will live in… View Article

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