Category Archives: Military Families

26 May

Memorial Day

President Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan for this Memorial Day. On FB, I’ve noticed a number of friends sharing this link. KNOW YOUR HISTORY: Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC … Continue reading

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11 Nov

Veterans Day

Posted in American Exceptionalism, Freedom, Holidays, Military, Military Families, Support the Troops | 1 Comment | 88 views
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8 Oct

Families of Fallen Rangers Need Our Help

BlackFive:

Several Rangers have Fallen in combat during the shutdown. The Rangers’ families need your help. One such family is the Pattersons.

Due to the government shutdown and the denial of death benefits, PFC Cody Patterson’s family is under severe financial distress. The 75th Ranger Regiment is currently attempting to collect donations through the Ranger Assistance Fund.

Contributions can be made at the RAFs website at http://www.75thraf.org/ by clicking the “Donate Here” button.

Checks can be sent to:

The Ranger Assistance Fund
2733 Summerfield Pl.
Phenix City, AL 36867
– See more at: http://www.blackfive.net/main/2013/10/no-death-gratuity-benefits-for-families-of-fallen-rangers-help-now.html#sthash.921T1JtJ.dpuf

More about Cody Patterson from the 3-75th:

Posted in Congress, Military Families, Obituaries, Support the Troops | 48 Comments | 579 views
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22 Sep

Photo of the Weekend

President Barack Obama writes a school excuse note for Alanah Poullard, 5, while visiting with Wounded Warriors and their families in the East Room during their tour of the White House, Sept. 19, 2013. Alanah asked for a note to show her kindergarten teacher.

Posted in Barack Obama, Military Families, Photo of the Day, Support the Troops | 18 Comments | 359 views
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22 Sep

History Is Written

History, like this title, can be ambiguous; indeed, the ambiguity of history belongs to those who write and their interpretations of events. One of the most inspiring historical events was the Battle of Thermopylae. A battle story first told to … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, American Intelligence, Deception and Lies, Military Families, military history, True Heroes, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 9 Comments | 518 views
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4 Jul

The Class President, George W. Bush

Hat tip to BlackFive for this: How to thank soldiers, by George W. Bush While Bush-haters perceive President Bush as evil incarnate who sent “kids” off to be maimed and killed in an imperialistic war for oil against a country … Continue reading

Posted in Bush Exceptionalism, Military Families, Support the Troops | 51 Comments | 2,438 views
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27 May

Being A Better Man Than You Are

I was at a loss for something appropriate to write for this special day. I know many sad stories that will go to the grave with me. Don’t misread that line. I am not a hero, but many heroes came … Continue reading

Posted in American Exceptionalism, Freedom, Middle East, Military, Military Families, Personal, PTSD, Support the Troops, True Heroes | Tagged , | 6 Comments | 389 views
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16 Feb

Obama: Chris Kyle? Who’s Chris Kyle?

Two weeks and counting. Whitney Houston died on February 11, 2012. Her death was caused by choices she made on her own. President Barack Obama reacted within two days WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama’s thoughts and … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Military, Military Families, PTSD, True Heroes, Uncategorized, WtF? | Tagged , , , , | 82 Comments | 4,340 views
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12 Feb

Funeral Procession for Chris Kyle, Texan National Hero

WACO (February 12, 2013)—The funeral procession for slain Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, which the Department of Public Safety says may be the longest in U.S. history, passed through Central Texas on Interstate 35 Tuesday morning on its way to the Texas State Cemetery where Kyle will be laid to rest.

Hundreds of residents lined the highway and packed highway overpasses to pay tribute to the slain war hero.

Posted in Military Families, Obituaries, Support the Troops, The Iraqi War, True Heroes | 5 Comments | 1,041 views
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4 Feb

Photo of the Day

Source: MilitaryAvenue.com

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