Category Archives: Support the Troops

11 Nov

Tuesday Veterans Day Funnies

David Masciotra of Salon wrote a little rant, lecturing Americans to feel ingratitude toward those who serve, just in time for Veterans Day, entitled: You don’t protect my freedom: Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes deadens real democracy “Childish”?! … Continue reading

Posted in American Exceptionalism, Freedom, Holidays, Military, Support the Troops, True Heroes | 3 Comments | 398 views
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5 Oct

Ceremonial First Pitch by Retired Sgt. 1st Class Brian Keaton

Hope the uploader corrects the title in the video. WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army veteran wounded in Iraq made a unique ceremonial first pitch before Game 2 of the NL Division Series, crawling toward the mound and then lobbing the … Continue reading

Posted in Sports, Support the Troops | 2 Comments | 1,420 views
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21 May

“Accountability”…Obama Appoints Shinseki To Investigate Himself Over VA Scandal

Sick Veterans left to die on secret wait lists and all Obama wants to do is wait and see? They have known about these problems for many years. And many studies and reports have already been done about the problem…so … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Baracks Broken Promises, Health Care, Media, Military, Politics, Support the Troops | 43 Comments | 385 views
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14 Feb

Happy Valentine’s Day, FA-Lovers!

Hat tip: Semper Fi Fund: Happy Valentines Day to those who preserve our freedom!

Posted in 2nd Amendment, Daily Distraction, Freedom, Holidays, Military, Photo of the Day, Support the Troops | 11 Comments | 148 views
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11 Nov

Some Thoughts on Veteran’s Day (Reader Post)

Veterans should hold a place in our society that is special. I know that they hold a place in my heart. My father served in WWII with the Marines in the first invasion of Okinawa. He was 150 miles from … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Military, Support the Troops | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments | 195 views
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11 Nov

Veterans Day

Posted in American Exceptionalism, Freedom, Holidays, Military, Military Families, Support the Troops | 1 Comment | 89 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 | 584 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 | 360 views
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6 Sep

Selling Our Military

Secretary of State John Kerry has told us the cost of another war is irrelevant, Saudi Arabia is willing to pick up the tab for our Syrian war. Obama and Kerry must think this version of a no-cost war will … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Energy, Global Warming, John Kerry, Middle East, military history, Saudi Arabia, Support the Troops | Tagged , | 54 Comments | 764 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 | 2,441 views
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