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It’s Time for More Than a Parade


Headlines over the past few days, including an AP article picked up by many of the nation’s newspapers, are lamenting that there is no national parade being planned for veterans returning from Iraq.… Continue reading

We Remember – The USS Forrestal


JOIN US     Dear Jason, On July 29, 1967 a devastating fire occurred aboard the USS Forrestal claiming the lives of 134 Sailors and Marines, and injuring 161 others. At 10:50am, during preparations for… Continue reading

Call for Photos comes to Jackson, Mississippi


Jan on WLBT Jackson, MS Join MG Alan Sailsbur

by Join MG Alan Sailsbury, USA (Ret.) in the Corps of Support, and send a compelling message to today’s troops and veterans, as well as their families, that America stands solidly behind them,… Continue reading Please join us on Sat

by Please join us on Saturday May 14th, at the GI Film Festival at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington DC for the premiere of Gold Star Children. This inspiring story of hope… Continue reading

93 American Heroes Honored on In Memory Day


93 American Heroes Honored on In Memory Day VVMF honored 93 American heroes during the 13th annual In Memory Day Ceremony on Monday, April 18. The program honors those who died as a… Continue reading

The Wall That Heals visits Concord, NC


SITE  SUMMARY SITE: CONCORD NC                 DATES: 3-31 – 4-3, 2011 ATTENDANCE: 10,600              ESCORT: 60 To begin our 2011 tour, we met up with Bill Amerson (Ob Jammer) of the Patriot Guard Riders at… Continue reading

Remembering Max


JOIN US   Dear friend, Quiet and selfless. Shared his packages from home. Volunteered when others balked. Damn good Marine. Those are just a handful of character strengths found in Lance Corporal Muriel Stanley… Continue reading

National Medal of Honor Day – March 25


JOIN US     Dear Friend, At a moment in time, these men dug deep into their heart and soul. They exhibited extraordinary courage as they selflessly risked their own life to protect their… Continue reading

Tell Congress to make March 30th “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day”


JOIN US   Dear Friends, A terrific resolution has passed the Senate and I need your immediate help to make certain it also passes the House of Representatives. Sign the petition today – and… Continue reading