Major Endorsement Coming for, Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of Life

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Military news…

Russia has suffered 70,000 to 80,000 casualties in Ukraine in just 6 months, Pentagon says
That’s approximately 13,000 casualties a month.

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The Navy wants to help pay off student debt to get new recruits
There’s also a $50,000 enlistment bonus for people who ship out quickly.

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Military Vehicle Training Accidents, Many Fatal, Reveal Faulty Equipment, Poor Training

Back in February, CBS News reported that far too many of the accidents involve armored vehiclesand happen during training.

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More Than 1,000 Fort Bragg Soldiers Displaced After Surprise Decision to Evacuate Old, Moldy Barracks

Some soldiers at Fort Bragg will be displaced after an inspection was conducted last week by Sergeant Major of the Army Michael Grinston, who found the buildings were unlivable.

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Robot Ships Debut at RIMPAC, Helping US Navy Sail Toward a Less-Crewed Future

Four unmanned surface vessels sailed with manned ships, sharing data and testing how they would operate with the larger U.S. fleet.

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Lt. Gen. Michael Langley Becomes Marines’ First Black Four-Star General

US Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Michael Langley was promoted to the rank of general in a ceremony Saturday, becoming the first Black four-star general in the military branch’s 246-year history.

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US Authorizes Largest-Yet Military Package to Ukraine

The United States has authorized its largest delivery yet of military aid to Ukraine, the Pentagon announced Monday—a $1 billion package of ammunition, weapons and equipment.

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Well, yippee! I am officially over my long battle with COVID. I feel close to 95% well. I still have time of weakness and fatigue in the evenings, but I am OK. I now can go 100% back to finishing my upcoming book, Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of Life.

So 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 directly to your inbox. One thing is that I may have an endorsement coming up that will knock your socks off. It should be done by Monday.

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Checking in on you. How are you doing? Is everything going OK, or are you fighting back memories?
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You are never alone.


You are never forsaken.


You are never unloved.


And above all…never, ever, give up.

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First American howitzers bound for Ukraine arrive in Europe as US troops begin training Ukrainians on the cannons.

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Military news…

No, tanks will not be obsolete in the wars of the future

“I don’t think the time of the tank has passed.”

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First American howitzers bound for Ukraine arrive in Europe as US troops begin training Ukrainians on the cannons
The first US 155mm howitzers from the latest $800 million military aid package for Ukraine have arrived in Europe as American troops there begin training Ukrainian forces on the artillery, a senior U.S. defense official said Wednesday.

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Testing the Navy’s future: Robotic ships give the US an enhanced view of Middle East waterways

The Saildrone Explorer resembles a torpedo with a 15-foot-tall shark fin. Powered by wind and solar panels, it has cameras and sensors to keep watch and the ability to sift through data to figure out what’s important.

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Pentagon spokesman, deputy defense secretary are among US defense officials targeted in latest Russian sanctions

Chief Pentagon spokesman John Kirby, who’s been providing near-daily updates since Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, was one of 29 Americans who the Russian Foreign Ministry said it targeted “in response to the constantly expanding anti-Russian sanctions.”

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FAA failure to tell Capitol of Army Golden Knights parachute stunt led to alert

The communications lapse led police to think an aircraft carrying military parachutists for a baseball stadium stunt was “a probable threat,” prompting the alert Wednesday evening to evacuate the U.S. Capitol.

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Japan keeps watch as Russian and Chinese vessels steam near its territory

A combination of military and commercial vessels traveling together near Japan is “very rare,” according to James Brown, an international affairs expert at Temple University’s Japan campus.

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VA opens applications for suicide prevention grant program

The Department of Veterans Affairs has open applications for a new grant program that will allow the agency to provide funds for community-based suicide prevention efforts.

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I have been sharing endorsements from high up military people for the last few posts, for my upcoming book, Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of Life. My next endorsement will be in my next post, and it is the frosting on the cake. It will be from General Jim Jaeger. He happens to be a good friend who is avid about supporting veterans.

Come Wednesday to see other indorsements. Better yet…go to the top of this page and click on Subscribe. When you do, all future posts will come directly to your inbox.

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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 14,345 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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Today’s Russia Problem Mustn’t Distract from Tomorrow’s China Problem

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Military news…

Army Report Finds Horses That Carry The Caskets of America’s Heroes Live in ‘Unsatisfactory’ Conditions, After 2 Die

The military horses that carry America’s war casualties to graves in Arlington National Cemetery are living in unsanitary and potentially life-threatening conditions, according to a U.S. Army report.

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Child With Serious Heart Condition Goes Through Mini Boot Camp to Become a Marine For a Day

A 13-year-old boy with a serious heart condition became a Marine for a day, following his graduation as the guide from an abbreviated boot camp.

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Hicks: Today’s Russia Problem Mustn’t Distract from Tomorrow’s China Problem

Amid the deployment of additional U.S. service members in Eastern Europe to deter further Russian aggression, the Pentagon must be resolute in planning for a more challenging fight with China, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks said last week.

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Rock Island Arsenal to Name Health Clinic For WWII Soldier Who Saved Lives on D-Day

Staff Sgt. Waverly Woodson, a U.S. Army combat medic who is credited for treating countless casualties during World War II, will be the namesake of a Rock Island Arsenal health clinic.

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4-star general deemed qualified to serve as school administrator after overseeing 80,000 troops

While lacking a traditional background in education, the school board was persuaded to make an exception
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Veteran and Military Charities Get $100 Million Windfall From Amazon Billionaire

The donations were among $3.9 billion given to 465 organizations MacKenzie Scott announced as part of her pledge to give away at least half of her personal fortune.

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VA Helps Women-Owned Small Businesses Get a Slice of the Federal Contracting Pie

The number of women veterans has been growing steadily over the years and so has the number of women veteran entrepreneurs. 

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Here is another endorsement for my upcoming book, Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of Life.

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Learn from the best, Douglas Bolton, U.S. Army Veteran who has written a great book for all veterans, active duty service members of all branches, military families, friends and non-veterans. It provides a thorough understanding, knowledge, and the real stories among those who have served and their families that compliment today’s American Veterans.  Signs of Hope for the Military: In an Out of the Trenches of Life can make a big difference in today’s understanding of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its affects.  As the daughter of Vietnam Marine Veteran that suffered all of his life with PTSD and then finally ended his own life, it will make a big difference in your life as you read the personal stories.  This author does a great job of creating a sense of urgency by calling it a “must-read,” and ends with a powerful “call to action” for the reader. 

Bella L. Burroughs

Daughter of WWII Veteran

Castle Rock, CO

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The sad part about Bella’s endorsement is that her father committed suicide a year ago.

Come back and see many more endorsements like this. 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 struggling?

FEAR NOT!

There are over 14,300veterans 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.

_____________________________________________________________

Remember:

You are never alone.

You are never forsaken.

You are never unloved.

And above all…never, ever, give up!

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