Tag: veterans

  • Honoring those other Veterans of War

    Honoring those other Veterans of War

          Joe Galloway is a journalist, author, friend. Joe Galloway is also a veteran of wars.  Several of them, including the ones still ongoing in Iraq and Afghanistan. And, yes, I know the war in Iraq is reportedly “over.” Try telling that to[..]
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  • Help a Veteran

    Help a Veteran

        For the past year I have been traveling with a disabled veteran back and forth to the VA hospital in Boise, Idaho. This veteran lives in a remote area of Oregon, which makes Boise the nearest VA hospital for him. This complicates things,[..]
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  • Spying: Who gives a bong?

    Spying: Who gives a bong?

      You might worry, too, if your last name was Zacharias. Did you see the report that the National Security Agency and FBI have breached the privacy of US citizens? Not surprisingly there isn't a Jones, Brown, Greene, or Smith in the bunch. But there[..]
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  • Letter to the Children of the Fallen

    Letter to the Children of the Fallen

      (Editor's Note: The following is a piece that I wrote for Newsweek in 2005. I thought its message timely and important as we bring combat troops home from Iraq) After her own father died in Vietnam, writer Karen Spears Zacharias learned what it was like[..]
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