There Have Been so Many Military Heroes In War Time, we Need to Recognize.

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US Army Misses Recruiting Goal by 15,000 Soldiers in One of Its ‘Most Challenging’ Years Yet

The U.S. Army missed its recruiting goal by about 15,000 soldiers this year. The Army was the only service that didn’t meet its goal, but others barely reached theirs.

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Ukraine-Russia War: US Army Doctor and Wife Charged With Russia Spying

Jamie Lee Henry and Anna Gabrielian are accused of planning to share confidential information about patients at a military hospital.

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Coast Guard Mutual Assistance Announces Program to Support Domestic Abuse Survivors

A two-year long CBS News investigation found more than 100,000 instances of domestic abuse in the military have been reported since 2015.

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Texas Couple Buys Surplus Military Gun Case, Finds a Dozen M16s Inside

A Houston couple who thought they had bought 108 empty gun cases from a military surplus website was stunned to find that one of the cases delivered to them wasn’t empty. Instead, it held a dozen M16-style military rifles, complete with military tracking tags

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9 NATO countries call to admit Ukraine as counteroffensive presses on
The leaders of Czechia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania and Slovakia issued a joint statement backing a path to NATO membership for Ukraine.

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I have been seeing stories about many heroic actions done by our brothers and sisters in the military.

One that never has left my mind after all these years was the attack that brought two Black Hawks down in Somalia. The men fought until the end, and one officer was taken prisoner. Two of the members received the Medal of Honor.

Another was the medic in WWII who kept going back into the battle to save over thirty men. He kept praying “Just one More Lord.”

Yes, there were times that there have been heroic actions in the private sector, but not where their own lives were in such danger.

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+Update…I am nearly finished with my upcoming book, Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of Life. I am down to two more interviews and then it is off to my publisher. Keep coming back to see the progress. Better yet.. go to the top of this page and click on subscribe. When you do all future posts will go directly to your inbox.

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Checking in on you. How are you doing? Is everything going OK, or are you fighting back memories?

FEAR NOT!

There are over 15,219 Veterans on this site who have your back.

If you are battling mentally, but you are losing, GET HELP!!

Here is a toll free number that you can call 24/7. There are highly qualified counselors there to help you, and they will not hang up until they know you are OK.
1-800-273-8255…texting 838255.

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Remember:


You are never alone.


You are never forsaken.


You are never unloved.


And above all…never, ever, give up.

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The Hardest Thing a Soldier Has to Face is the Loss of a Buddy.

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Military news…

GI Go Fund Organized Weekend Fundraiser for Homeless, Jobless Veterans

A group of U.S. Navy SEALs teamed up with veterans and military supporters to swim across the Hudson River for a good cause.

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15-Year-Old Minnesotan Teenager Raises $77,000 To Build Veterans’ Memorial

Eagle Scout Dom Claseman of Olivia, Minnesota, realized his hometown needed a veterans memorial. Dom painted his town with flyers, met with veterans, and appeared in local media. In total, he raised $77,000 to build one.

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He Lives Up To His Marine Corps Motto: WWII Veteran Celebrates 102nd Birthday

Harry Kone, a World War II veteran of the Pacific Campaign, celebrated his 102nd birthday Tuesday with friends, family, and fellow Marine veterans at Semper Fi Bar and Grille in Woodstock.

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Kissimmee WWII Veteran Honored With French Legion of Honor

U.S. Navy veteran Stephen A. Nemeth served as a gunner aboard several armed merchant ships that sailed across a stormy, deadly, cold, Nazi U-boat- and underwater mine-infested Atlantic Ocean, to deliver vital supplies and soldiers for the war in Europe.

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Animal Shelter Honors Military Working Dogs With Memorial

The memorial consists of a life-size granite sculpture of a 12-year-old German shepherd, known as Chyba, who served as a U.S. Army military patrol and security police dog in Kuwait and Germany.

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That time the Air Force delivered a heart transplant on a supersonic bomber
In 1986, a U.S. Air Force FB-111A ferried a heart transplant from Oklahoma to Connecticut in two hours to save a patient.

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US aircraft, artillery pound militants in Syria after rocket attack

U.S. forces struck back with airstrikes and artillery, killing at least four Iranian-backed militants in response to rocket attacks in Syria that injured three Americans.

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I was thinking of what to share today about my military times. Immediately I thought of my time in Korea.

What hit me the hardest was the fact that two buddies and I joined the military, and were sent to Korea, and only two came back alive. That still gives me bad dreams today.

Another very hard time is when a good buddie, I got to know in Korea, went out to the local village and got totally drunk. He tried to make it back to our base, but he stumbled into a honey bucket, (A hole that the locals filled with human waste for fertilizer,) and suffocated. We were in shock when the company commander told us about it the next morning in formation.

I know about the loss of a buddy. If you are there too, I feel for you.

I have these two bad moments written in my upcoming book, Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of Life, so keep coming back to get caught up on the progress of the book. Better yet….go to the top of this page and click on subscribe. When you do all future posts go directly to your inbox.

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Checking in on you. How are you doing? Is everything going OK, or are you fighting back memories?


FEAR NOT!


There are over 15,219 Veterans on this site who have your back.


If you are battling mentally, but you are losing, GET HELP!!


Here is a toll free number that you can call 24/7. There are highly qualified counselors there to help you, and they will not hang up until they know you are OK.
1-800-273-8255…texting 838255.

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Remember:


You are never alone.


You are never forsaken.


You are never unloved.


And above all…never, ever, give up.

+Now there is an easier way to get help. Just dial 988, and you will have help ready for you.

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This Weekend is Memorial Day. Thank Other Veterans for Their Service.

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Military news...

A Lesser-Known Group At Risk of Suicide—Children of Servicemembers

Military kids can suffer from emotional stressors, that left unaddressed, can increase their risk of taking their own lives.

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Swedish Officials Ask Pentagon to Increase U.S. Naval Presence in Baltic Sea

Amphibious warships and elements of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit are in the Baltic, along with a guided-missile destroyer, officials confirmed.

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U.S. Airlifts Baby Formula From Europe

A second shipment, which is expected to arrive this week, would bring the supply of formula up to the equivalent of 1.5 million eight-ounce bottles of three formulas, which would later be distributed from a Nestlé facility in Pennsylvania.

U.S. Navy Names Destroyer After Filipino Medal of Honor Recipient

A future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer will be named USS Telesforo Trinidad, after Fireman 2nd Class Telesforo De La Cruz Trinidad, Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro announced.

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Navy Desertions Have More Than Doubled Amid Suicide Concerns, as Sailors Feel Trapped by Contracts

The number of sailors who deserted the Navy more than doubled from 2019 to 2021, highlighting the lack of options contract-bound sailors face when they’re desperate to leave.

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A-10 pilot explains how the Air Force can outfit the beloved ‘Warthog’ to take on China

In order to survive, the A-10 Warthog must adapt and overcome.

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The Air Force just delivered enough baby formula for 500,000 bottles amid a nationwide shortage

More is on the way.

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Today I have no excerpts from my upcoming book, Signs of Hope for the Military: In an Out of the Trenches of Life. I am going to talk straight talk with you.

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You served your country. You sacrificed your time to protect our country. Some have faced war wounds, others PTSD. Yet…they still love their country, and many would go back into the service in a New York minute.

Many went to battle and didn’t come home alive. They gave their all to protect our country, and the people of the country they died in.

This weekend is Memorial Day Weekend. Time to honor those who served and also gave their all.

Reach out to those fellow veterans around you and thank them. I am proud to be a veteran, and so should you.

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Checking in on you. How are you doing? Is everything going OK, or are you struggling?

FEAR NOT!

There are over 14,885 veterans on this site who have your back.

Here is what I am asking you to do…please share this site with as many other veterans as you can. It has helped so many.

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If you are battling mentally, but you are losing, GET HELP!!

Here is a toll free number that you can call 24/7. There are highly qualified counselors there to help you, and they will not hang up until they know you are OK.

1-800-273-8255…texting 838255.

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Remember:

You are never alone.

You are never forsaken.

You are never unloved.

And above all…never, ever, give up!

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