Tag: Vietnam Veterans

  • Turned Away

    Turned Away

    Maybe it's the heat. Maybe it's the toothache. Maybe it's the shameful performance at the VFW Convention by the boastful bawbag Celebrity Apprentice. Maybe it's because it's 7/24. That makes 52 years for those of you counting. Maybe it's because of those mamas crying in[..]
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  • Disgraced

    Disgraced

      Yes, I do have thoughts about Trump's betrayal of this nation at Helsinki. Hop on over to Military.com and read the collaborative work I did with other Gold Star family members and Vietnam veterans in response to Trump aligning himself with Putin over his[..]
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  • Dishonorable Soldiers

    Dishonorable Soldiers

      Soldier Jeanie Ditty and her boyfriend. Most often I am compelled to write about the ways in which we need to honor our veterans and military families. This compulsion is the result of growing up a Gold Star daughter during the height of the[..]
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  • Death without a Funeral

    Death without a Funeral

      This was going to be the blog post in which I announced that daughter Konnie and her husband are expecting wee ones. I had it all written in my mind. I was going to share with you how long a struggle this has been[..]
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  • HEROES OF HOPE AND HEALING

    HEROES OF HOPE AND HEALING

    This was posted first at the Vietnam Memorial Wall Foundation blog.  By Karen Spears Zacharias Some people know them as the “Yellow Hatters”, the familiar park service volunteers dressed in bright yellow shirts and matching hats who stand ready at The Wall. Ready to help with a pencil[..]
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  • The Things Unspoken

    The Things Unspoken

    Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. - John Adams- The park ranger welcoming us to the old house at Peacefield wore a twine and[..]
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