WWII Interviews Coming up in New Book The End of February.

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Military news…

US, Japanese troops practice jumps and airdrops in Mount Fuji’s foothills

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Taiwan activates defenses in response to China incursions

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Philippine leaders ‘accelerate’ military cooperation with US, grant more base access
U.S. troops will have access to four more military sites in the Philippines under plans announced by the two countries on Thursday.

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US, South Korean fighters and bombers fly over Yellow Sea for year’s first joint air-power drill

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The US military is ramping up operations against ISIS in Iraq and Syria
ISIS may be down, but it’s far from out.

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“Another day another dollar.” That was a saying during my youth. We were poor and lived one pay check to the next.

This was also the time WWII started. I had three uncles enlisted to fight in that war. Two of them earned Purple Hearts.

My mother loved General Douglas MaCarthur so much she gave me his first name.

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I have three interviews in my upcoming book, Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of Life, with WWII veterans. They are all with near death experiences. Keep coming back to see more. Better yet…go to the top of this page and click on subscribe.

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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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I Want to Thank All Those Veterans, and Current Military Personnel For Their Service.

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Military news…

Former Defense Secretary Esper says US aid to Ukraine is the right move, but Biden should speed it up

Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper said there’s more that the United States can do to help Ukraine and standing up for democracy in Eastern Europe sends a clear message around the world that autocratic aggression will not be tolerated.

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US arms sales way up as partners respond to Russia’s war and Chinese modernization

U.S. foreign arms sales skyrocketed in 2022, increasing by nearly 50% from the previous year as allies and partners muscled up amid concerns over Russia and China, U.S. officials said.


VA housed more than 40,000 homeless veterans in 2022 amid push to tackle crisis

The department said this week that it had aimed to house 38,000 veterans permanently in 2022 and exceeded that goal by 3,401, or 6.3%.

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66,000 war crimes have been reported; Ukraine vows to prosecute them all
The number of potential war crimes in Ukraine is in the tens of thousands, making choices about what to prosecute very difficult.

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Russians gone from Ukraine village, but fear and hardship remain

It has been over 11 weeks since Ukrainian forces wrested back part of Kherson province from Russian occupation. But liberation hasn’t diminished the hardship for residents.

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it seems like Ukraine is doing a great job of fighting off Russia. There are over 113,000 Russians killed so far. That is more than full time wars from the past. When will Putin learn? Take defeat and get out of Ukraine.

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This old soldier is facing the age of physical problems. Arthritis in my hip has been very painful lately. I am trying some strong pain relievers and it seems to be helping.

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I want to once again thank all of you who have or are serving your country. I feel you all are heroes. I know what you have to go through. I have been there.

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I am now working with the publisher BookBaby to have them publish my upcoming book, Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of life. 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.

________________________________________________________________

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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The Army is Making a New Weapon That Will Shoot Down Drones From the Sky.

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Military news…

The Army is readying a new directed energy weapon to swat drone swarms out of the sky
The Army is moving forward with a new microwave weapon to help provide air defense against incoming enemy drone swarms.

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Amphibious warship constitutes a key piece of Taiwan’s defense against invasion

The Yushan, the largest ship in the Taiwanese navy, is the first of a planned fleet of four such vessels.

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An Army veteran is evacuating Afghanistan refugees more than year after headlines faded away

U.S. Army veteran Alex Plitsas helped refugees escape from war-torn Afghanistan during the often-chaotic days in August 2021. He is still working nearly 18 months later from his Connecticut home.

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Republicans introduce bills to reinstate service members fired over coronavirus vaccine mandate

Two companion bills introduced in the Senate and House this week prohibit the Pentagon from replacing the mandate with another and call for the reinstatement and restoration of rank for troops separated or demoted due to their vaccine status.

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Criminal charge dropped against former Afghan soldier detained after crossing US border

The misdemeanor against Abdul Wasi Safi was dropped, with a judge’s letter accepting the dismissal of the case received Tuesday, according to court records.

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It seems that Putin is a mad man wanting war so he can gain power. It is not working for him. Some say he will fight till he death. I think that is coming soon.

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When I was deployed to South Korea I found out that the people there were mostly friendly. They were glad we were there to protect them. There were a few who didn’t like us there, and they threw rocks at our vehicles.

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I want to remind you that you should never give up on trying to get compensation from the military. They tend to deny automatically when you first apply. There are groups that can help you apply.

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Update…

I have been doing some final editing on my upcoming book, Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the trenches of Life. It is almost ready to go to my publisher BookBaby. They are waiting patiently for my manuscript. Keep coming back to check 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.

________________________________________________________________

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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