Category Archives: Support the Troops

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 | 129 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 | 174 views
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11 Nov

Veterans Day

Posted in American Exceptionalism, Freedom, Holidays, Military, Military Families, Support the Troops | 1 Comment | 81 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 | 533 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 | 345 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 | 744 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 | 2,406 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 | 369 views
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26 May

Discretion

We must exercise caution and discretion, when voicing our frustration against Islamic fanatics and their tendency to commit terror. Immediately after the first 9/11, I was visiting my married daughter in Canada when I noticed a large group of foreigners … Continue reading

Posted in American Exceptionalism, Freedom, Military, Support the Troops, True Heroes | Tagged , | 12 Comments | 550 views
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5 Mar

When our Heroes go without

To piggyback a little with CJ’s earlier post I wanted to highlight an organization that deserves some attention called Troops Direct. They are a non-profit organization that helps out our troops in Afghanistan and other areas where our troops our … Continue reading

Posted in Military, Support the Troops | 28 Comments | 287 views
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