There are 58,286 names on a granite wall in Washington. They’re not there to honor the policies that put them there. They’re there to honor the people who were swept up and sent to Vietnam.
By now, we should have been able to understand the distinction. Read more →
It’s a fine line that businesses walk today when offering deals to veterans. Read more →
Members of a Duluth military honor guard says the government is nickel and diming the funerals of veterans. Read more →
Joshua Ploetz, a Minnesota veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder, has completed his attempt to “paddle off the war” by canoeing down the Mississippi, chronicling his trip on a Facebook page. Read more →
The latest battleground for gay rights? St. Patrick’s Day parades, specifically the one in Boston, home to one of the countries largest Irish enclaves.
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The huge backlog of veterans’ disability claims, one of the most shameful scandals of the last decade, is ebbing. Read more →
Leave it to the “Greatest Generation” to put a visual stamp on leadership. Time is running out for World War II vets to visit their memorial in Washington; they don’t have time for the politicians to grow up, act like adults, and govern the nation in a responsible way. The shut down closed the World Read more →