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Reading Of The Names: Post-9/11 Heroes On May 24th

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Co-written by Katie Campbell Save the date! For the first time on the National Mall, we will read the names of each and every American service member who has made the ultimate sacrifice… Continue reading

The Things They Carried – An Education Tool

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The Things They Carried, published in 1990, is a collection of fictional short stories by Tim O’Brien taking place during the Vietnam War. The book focuses on a platoon of American soldiers in… Continue reading

The Wall that Heals

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Originally posted on Red Harp Arts:
Since I’ve returned to sketching, I’ve made it my practice to sketch on Veterans Day.  Last year I went to the National Cemetery. Today I went to…

Washing The Wall

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NewDay USA joined us for the first Wall washing of the season!

Time to go… Back out to Sea?

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Originally posted on Action Speaks-Voices of Operation Homefront:
I’ve never been on a cruise. Or should I say, on a ship that wasn’t painted gray and called USS Lincoln.  But when I heard…

The Road to Canonization: Father Capodanno

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By Mary Preece As we begin 2013, may I wish you all a Happy New Year, or more appropriately in Italian, Buon Capodanno! I am most honored to compose this blog to share… Continue reading

Standing in a place I could have been

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In the early 1960s, Bob Parks first heard about ROTC. He was studying business administration at Bucknell when he was given the opportunity to give six months of active duty and six years… Continue reading

How George H.W. Bush Helped Build The Wall

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By Jan C. Scruggs I have had the opportunity to meet and have conversations with some really great leaders in my lifetime. I have met Presidents Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Gerald Ford, Jimmy… Continue reading

A WINTER OF DISCONTENT

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By Jan C. Scruggs Washington, D.C. winters can mirror what many view to be characteristics of the city itself – cold and awful. The winter of 1981 was a textbook example of wintertime… Continue reading

All About Time

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By Alivia Tagliaferri  The visitors chattered, drawn out of their homes and shops by the warm temperature of a January day that forgot to be cold. But I paid them no heed. Not the… Continue reading