Our Brave Men & Women & The Dogs That Serve With Them
One of the last surviving Native Americans who used their tribal languages to outwit the enemy during the Second World War has died in Oklahoma, aged 96. Edmond Harjo, a member of the Seminole Nation who was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal for his war-time service.
70 years after parachuting into Normandy, WWII vet plans to jump again - This time without the bullets whizzing past his head, the risk of his airplane exploding, and the fate of the free world resting on his shoulders. Martin was one of the first Americans to fight in the European theater. "They called us the tip of the spear," he told CBS News (video)
A Great story about a soldier who fought to be able to adopt the dog who saved his life, thereby saving hers. Unfortunately, far too many of these dogs are killed by the military when they are deemed no longer useful to mission. Hats off to this man who had enough guts to stand up and fight for what is right! (Soldier Adopts the Dog that Saved His Life)
Soldier Adopts the Dog that Saved His Life
19 year-old US Army PFC Rachel Winner, 4th Squadron, 6th Air Cavalry Regiment, with a sleeping 4 year-old motherless Iraqi girl.The girl was one of the children attending a pediatric clinic on the base
Operation Medical Libraries: July 2008
Sgt. Jason Bos was forced to leave Cila or “Cici” behind when he left the service two years ago. At the time, he thought he had about a 10% chance of ever seeing her again. So, as he stood waiting in the pet cargo area of Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, he worried that Cici might not remember his voice. As Cici rounded the corner and jumped into his arms, his worries disappeared.
Support our military families overseas. This Facebook page collects expired coupons to send to military bases around the world for families to use when shopping on base. Supporting our military is more than a bumper sticker on the back of your car. Great project for Brownies, Girl Scouts, church youth groups! Please repin even if you choose not to do it
This soldier was deployed today, leaving his tiny newborn daughter. Sometimes I forget the sacrifices made on our behalf until a picture like this puts everything in perspective. So grateful for true heroes!
This Photo Of A 94-Year-Old Widow Receiving Her Husband’s Remains Will Break Your Heart - After six decades, Clara Gantt's wait to be reunited with her husband is finally over. Army Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Gantt died as a prisoner of war in 1951 during the Korean War. | TIME.com