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VETS


In one epic rant, a wounded vet makes it clear what really matters in life, getting off your ass and making life happen. Letting your problems rule you permanently is a choice and he is definitely one to talk. Derek Weida took a bullet to the side of his knee in 2007 when he was serving as …

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Church members filled service to an 80-year-old veteran who died without any known family. These Leawood, Kansas churchgoers, more than 1,000 people, attended the service of David St. John. Father Richard Storey revealed to a news outlet that the funeral home contacted him to explain that St. John left a note that he wished to …

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44-year-old Kai Johns is an army veteran currently working as an engineer. When he recently began to experience flu-like symptoms, Johns knew that he needed to go to the emergency room. Johns went to an urgent care, where they immediately sent him to the hospital. At the hospital Johns said that, “they immediately admitted me …

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When a lot of people think of Memorial Day, it’s about burgers, hot dogs and the unofficial beginning of summer. The real meaning of the holiday, of course, is remembering those who lost their lives protecting our country. So it’s only fitting that the most famous Patriot reached out to the family of a true …

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Memorial Day evokes a number of immediate memories. Perhaps you are a veteran or a member of your family was. When thinking about the meaning of the day, we think about those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Collectively, this often leads us to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Pearl Harbor holds a revered place in our …

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Kenneth Varnes, a construction engineering soldier assigned to Fort Hood, went out from his vehicle in the pouring rain and stood at attention, saluting the fallen veteran and the family members in the parade when he noticed a funeral procession approaching him as he drove along Highway. He knew that it is a veteran’s funeral through …

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When you serve in the military for four years, you should be fairly familiar with terms such as MOS, MP, E-5, etc.  But when a man interviewing for a job with an Army veteran claims that he had served in the military did not know any of these terms is an actual sign that he did not …

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One shot, three kills! When this team of Marines stops to investigate an Improvised Explosive Device hidden inside of roadkill, their Sniper Overwatch takes action in the coming ambush. Watch what the 50 cal does!

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He bravely fought through countless missions during his two tours in Afghanistan alongside his partner, Sergeant Beckley. The two had a close bond, and even when the time came to say goodbye, Beckley made sure to send Rico off with the honor he deserved. When Rico retired, he went to live with Beckley’s parents in …

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The father of a U.S. Navy Seal killed in the Yemen raid in late January refused to meet President Donald Trump during the transfer of his coffin to the U.S., the Miami Herald reports. Chief Special Warfare Operator William “Ryan” Owens’s coffin arrived at Dover Air Force base Feb 1. Trump made an unannounced trip to the …

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The battle that made incoming national security adviser Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster famous was a brutal smackdown in the Iraqi desert during the Persian Gulf War known as the Battle of 73 Easting, when an Army troop took out an entire Iraqi brigade in less than 25 minutes. McMaster’s troop of 9 M1A1 tanks and 12 Bradley tanks …

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Last week during a raid on Al-Qaeda in Yemen, Navy SEAL Ryan “William” Owens was killed in action. Following the man’s untimely death by the hands of terrorists, mainstream media outlets blasted President Trump for the man’s death. Headlines included: “Trump Wasn’t in the Situation Room for Botched Yemen Raid That Killed Civilians and US …

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Washington — Confirming once again that war, to those who are sent to fight them, is absolute hell, newly released Pentagon statistics show that suicide — not combat — is the leading killer of US troops deployed to the Middle East. According to a report in USA Today this week, of the 31 troops who …

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If you’ve ever wanted kick-off the Army-Navy rivalry by skydiving into the football stadium during one of their storied showdowns, you should have joined the Army Golden Knights or Navy Leap Frogs. There’s no way around that. For the rest of us, here’s an incredible 360-degree video captured by the jumpers during Saturday’s game while …

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Delta Airline Passengers Sit In Stunned Silence After Event They Will Never Forget

After the Captain made the announcement, “immediately all the chatter stopped and everyone on board was virtually silent for the remainder of the flight.” Delta Flight 629 was packed, and was on track to being a normal flight from Atlanta to Detroit. Ruth Mahlhotra and the other passengers were settled in to their seats, when …

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[VIDEO] Air Strike on Taliban Snipers | The Hornet's Nest

This is exactly WHY everyone loves Close Air Support! US soldiers take fire from a nearby ridge. An airstrike is called in to remove the threat.

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