Posts Tagged ‘veterans’

Yesterday, I received this open letter from a well known disabled veteran in our community who wishes to remain anonymous, but would like to reach all of us. Please read, like and share his post as we quickly approach Veterans Day where we should honor all Veterans; especially those who continue to struggle… “An Open […]


  Sgt Randall Hansen USMC, a veteran of two combat tours of duty in Fallujah, Iraq. He returned suffering from PTSD and succumbed to the demons that haunted him. Randall was a resident of Jacksonville. He was a graduate of Fletcher HS, became a student at UNF, before being deployed again to combat in Iraq. […]


There is a very special program planned for Tuesday, May 10th  from 11:00- 12:00. The Players Community Senior Center located at 175 Landrum Lane in Ponte Vedra will be honoring VE Day (Victory in Europe, World War II).  Nelson Johnson, a 95-year-old Army vet will share his Battle of the Bulge experiences with the audience.   […]


  Today, the 911 Memorial in NYC is officially opening, Memorial Day is just around the corner and our seasoned Veterans who we should also be honoring are still finding the job market very difficult.   I’ve asked my friend Lois Fiorelli to comment on the plight of our seasoned Veterans from her first hand experience as my guest blogger. […]


    On this Memorial Day weekend, why not plant a tree in honor of  all those that served…Let’s call it a “Liberty Tree Weekend!” “All gave some…Some gave all!” Here’s a collection of poems honoring Veterans from students from Columbia Middle School, in Tacoma Washington. http://www.fifeschools.com/cjh/news/newsitems/veteransdaypoems.htm Heroes By Jared Jenkins   In war, there are […]


Remembering our Military Brothers and Sisters….May you come home soon…     May you have walls for the wind a roof for the rain drinks bedside the fire laughter to cheer you those you love near you all that your heart may desire     Wishing you and your family health, happiness and success this […]


  Summer is almost here and so sadly, many of us forget about our soldiers, our veterans, our fellow Americans A veteran is someone who, at one point in their life, wrote a blank check made payable to‘The United States of America ’ for any amount, up to and including their life. http://www.soldierwall.com/wall.php   Please pass […]


  Memorial Day Theodosia Pickering Garrison   A handful of old men walking down the village street In worn, brushed uniforms, their gray heads high; A faded flag above them, one drum to lift their feet- Look again, O heart of mine, and see what passes by! There’s a vast crowd swaying, there’s a wild […]


    From Patty Lewis • http://www.linkedin.com/pub/patty-lewis/1b/6a3/33a Make 2011 a better year by supporting your brothers and sisters deployed! Join us in our efforts and focus at America 4R Marines organization! No one has more dedication, passion and pride to the Corps than our Marines past and present! Many Marines tell me they want ” Back […]


What is your favorite youtube video tribute to our Veterans? Here’s mine @  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgl7eAVs4Jc Semper fi! Al Bagocius