Editor’s note: While we will never know what happened, we should honor the lives of the brave soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice during this mess. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was freed by the Taliban over the weekend after they held him for nearly five years, in exchange for five Taliban leaders, who will spend a year cooling their heels in Qatar. You might have heard about it on the news. Chances are you haven’t heard of the six soldiers who died hunting for him after he went missing, according to military officials. Now that...
What is Memorial Day? For most people it is just a day off from work. But for some, it is a day of remembrance for those who have had a friend or loved one that made the ultimate sacrifice for the country we live in. No matter if it was during training, a conflict, or war, there were heroes who put others first before their own lives. Although we should always thank a Veteran for their service, we must never forget the men and women who paid for our freedom with their lives. You can thank these Heroes for your ability to exercise your rights to...
Lately, the lame stream media always reports how the job market is getting better and things are ok. This is far from the truth. Veterans are coming home to find they can’t obtain gainful employment once they have separated from their branch of service. This is a disgrace and needs to be called out.
On the morning of September 11th, 2001, employees of businesses located in the World Trade Center, and The Pentagon followed their normal routine as we do today. Some folks were scheduled to fly that morning to see friends or family. The day was normal for them; nothing unusual. Getting showered and ready. Serving the kids their breakfast and making sure they were squared away for school. Arguing with their spouse over something silly. But it was a day no one was truly prepared for.