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USO PROFILES OF WOUNDED HEROES | USO ~ Our staff at the USO Warrior and Family Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, home of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center – helps accelerate the healing process for our troops recovering from the wounds of war. Please view our video to hear directly from our troops about how the new center has helped them, then share the video with your friends and family to spread the word!

MELISSA STOCKWELL: The first female American soldier in history to lose a limb in active combat and was the first Iraq War veteran to compete in the Paralympic Games as a swimmer in 2008 • Was one of four athletes featured in a documentary called “Warrior Champions” • Completed her residency in prosthetics where she fit other amputees with prosthetic devices

Staten Island's JCC hosts Reelabilities Film Festival

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Vets of Fort McClellan & HR 411~ Today I am asking everyone to support the vets of Ft McClellan, AL. Those of us who were stationed there suffer extremely serious illnesses from exposure to the most dangerous chemicals; Ft Mac was a toxic waste dump site for years. Please take action- call Honorable Jeff Miller 202 225-3527 or Honorable Dan Benishek 202 225-4735 to express support. Our lives depend on it!

Anything you say, Drill Sergeant! This really takes me back...

I Am Pooped: September 2011

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Patriotic Printables ~ Love this site - free printables for your home, use as gifts or just enjoy on the site.

Vintage Inspired Patriotic Printables - livelaughrowe.com

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Our WWII Heroes! 1 yr Later: Donations honor Shorty Belton, beaten to death by 2 teens in the parking lot of the Eagles Club, Spokane, WA, $3200 was raised by The Gents Auto Club, former Marines & Eagles Club groups for Inland NW Honor Flight. Shorty twice refused his chance to go to DC because "others were more deserving". The 2 teens accused of killing Belton are awaiting trial. The date is scheduled for Nov. Kenan Adams-Kinard & Demetrius Glenn are in juvenile detention on $2 million bonds.

One Year Later: Donations honor Shorty Belton

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Vietnam Vets should have received this welcome when they came home. Overdue but so appreciated! Every service woman and man you meet - THANK them for their service! They deserve our respect and thanks.

ReWalk robotic exoskeleton wins FDA approval - YouTube ~ A robotic device that helps paralyzed patients stand and walk has won approval from federal regulators. As CBS News reported earlier this year, patients testing the device say it could change their lives. Bravo! This will change lives of veterans forever.

SSgt Cinderella James from the 412th Security Forces Squadron, Edwards AFB, Calif., conducts base security operations training during the final Phoenix Warrior course at the USAF Expeditionary Center, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. USAF photo by Brad Camara. Magic name!

The Eagle Cried, A Tribute in Song – Vietnam Veterans Tribute | The Veterans Site Blog ~ For those who lived this or are of the generation, you'll understand. God Bless those who served during Viet Nam living or gone... Our truest heroes are the members of our Armed Services.

The Eagle Cried – Vietnam Veterans Tribute

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We the People! Pass into law HR 411: The Ft McClellan Toxic Exposure Health Registry. We who are the sick & dying NEED YOUR HELP! From 1935 to 1999 Ft McClellan was a very toxic base. Military & civilians were exposed to a chemical soup comprised of: Agent Orange, Agent Blue, Sarin, VX, uranium & PCBs from the Monsanto plant. There's settlement YET for Ft Mac Survivors-the ones exposed to chemicals. There's 100's of vets who don't even know about this-PLEASE SIGN! I'm a Ft Mac Vet.

VA health care professionals brag “This is not your father’s VA,” but just what kind of new VA is this exactly? An answer can be found in recent headlines. Secret trials. No rights. Illegal wait lists. Retaliation against dissenters. Ballooning bureaucracy. No accountability. Rampant criminal behavior that kills and injures veterans…

Senior VA Employees Retaliate Against Sick Veterans

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CONGRATULATIONS, Tech. Sgt. Saxton Calton, an Air Force Reservist assigned to the 931st Air Refueling Group, holds his three-week old daughter for the very first time upon his return home to McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., July 21, 2014. Calton's daughter was born while he was serving on a 60-day deployment to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, as part of the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Zach Anderson)

Final Save the Date~ 20 Sep, 2014 - Women Veterans Summit in Spokane. WA, ID, OR, MT and AK. It will be full of learning, celebration and self help. This is free to attendees and we will welcome any woman veteran from any state.

World's Largest Professional Network | LinkedIn

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Awesome cover of Rihanna's "Stay" by Paul Ieti.

Awesome cover of Rihanna's "Stay" by Paul Ieti.

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"VA Bans Mention of God at Funerals for Vets. Never thought we'd live to see this in our country. Sickening!"

Simply Sane - Google+

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