Added by Dennis Ford Jr on December 30, 2011 at 2:35pm — No Comments
Please visit the Real Warriors Campaign website to send a veteran or current service member a holiday eCard! Also check out their website for tips and advice for families, veterans, and service members in dealing with the wounds and scars of war. Happy Holidays!
Added by Nicholas Cantrell on December 22, 2011 at 11:55am — No Comments
With the passage of the Vote to Hire Our Heroes Act, an organization called VoteVets.org is helping to shape the provisions of this monumental legislation. Below is a link that creates an opportunity for all service members, transitioning service members, and veterans to provide input, feedback, and suggestions. You can also check out the IAVA's blog post about the bill here: In Bipartisan Vote,…Read More
Added by Nicholas Cantrell on December 19, 2011 at 11:12am — No Comments
The below news story is taken from a recently published Joint Base Lewis McChord Force Protection Daily. It provides insight and is a good read for current service members' and veterans' Force Protection Situational Awareness:
Military a Growing Terrorist Target, Lawmakers Warn.
There is growing evidence that homegrown terrorists see military personnel and bases as legitimate, high-value targets, lawmakers said ahead of a joint session of the House and Senate…Read More
Added by Nicholas Cantrell on December 19, 2011 at 10:48am — No Comments
The flag was lowered for the final time today at Baghdad Airport as the mission in Iraq comes to an end. The future of Iraq is still uncertain; however, what can, and should, be proclaimed is that Iraq is a less threatening state to its citizens, the region, and the US after eight years of combat operations. The US military completed what was asked of it in exemplary fashion, and so much more; the military was not designed or structured for nation building, but it did it anyways. Undeniably,…Read More
Added by Nicholas Cantrell on December 15, 2011 at 4:25pm — No Comments