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Veteran Journo Resigns From CBC, Pens Scathing Indictment Of Canadian Narrative-Shaping Industry

Authored by Tara Henley via Lean Out with Tara Henley (emphasis ours),For months now, I’ve been getting complaints about the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, where I’ve worked as a TV and radio producer, and occasional on-air columnist, for much of the past decade.Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty ImagesPeople want to know why, for example, non-binary…

WATCH – Veteran Receives Long-Awaited Dental Care Thanks to Nonprofit: ‘Means the World to...

Charles Florin is extremely proud of his service to his country, but one thing he struggled with for a long time was his smile. “I’ve never been able to afford the insurance,” Florin recently told CBS Chicago. “So therefore, my teeth rotted off, broke out, all kinds of problems there.” The Navy veteran has health…

Former Marine Organizes Touching Texas Vigil Honoring 13 Fallen Servicemembers

The community of Amarillo, Texas, organized a touching vigil at the Texas Panhandle War Memorial to honor the fallen servicemembers who died last week amidst President Biden’s disorganized withdrawal from Afghanistan. The memorial was organized by former Marine Alexia Rodriguez, who had been stationed with fallen Marine Seargent Johanny Rosario, one of the casualties of…

Superstar Singer Pink Shares Heartbreaking Post After Vietnam Vet Father Dies Following Cancer Battle

Superstar singer Pink shared a heartbreaking post with followers Friday after her father, Vietnam veteran Jim Moore, passed away following a battle with prostate cancer. The 41-year-old singer shared several pictures of her with her father on Instagram along with a caption that read, “Til forever.” The comments were noted by Page Six. The cause…

VIDEO – Blind Veteran Surfs with Fellow Service Members: ‘A Beautiful Experience’

The Wounded Warrior Project invited several veterans from Tampa Bay, Florida, and across the state to take part in a special surfing event over the weekend.Over a dozen service members surfed with people from the organizations Oceans of Hope and the Wounded Warrior Project in New Smyrna Beach on Saturday, WFLA reported. Rob Louis, who…

100-Year-Old Navy Veteran Receives Medal from New Jersey for WWII Service

A 100-year-old Navy veteran received special recognition from the state of New Jersey for his service during World War II. Navy veteran Sidney Finkle, who served as a Navy Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class during World War II, recently received the New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal (NJDSM) from acting Deputy Commissioner for Veterans Affairs Walter Nall. The…

Wounded Afghanistan Veteran Gets Donated Home

A wounded Afghanistan veteran from Minnesota received a donated home from the Tunnel to Towers Foundation on Thursday. Army Spc. John Mullen fought in the Afghanistan War and lost both of his legs. From then on, he lost much of his day-to-day independence until now. The Tunnels to Towers Foundation donated a custom-built home in…

VIDEO: Veteran Receives over 150 Cards to Celebrate His 90th Birthday

Edward Grassel got more birthday wishes than he bargained for when his family came up with a unique way to celebrate his 90th birthday last week. Since the coronavirus pandemic kept many people from having large gatherings, Grassel’s loved ones decided to try and get him 90 birthday cards, one for each year of his…

WATCH: Dealership, Neighbors Surprise Veteran with Car: ‘You Guys Gave Me Hope’

A woman who arrived in Minnesota with only a backpack and $200 got a huge surprise recently from her community. “Navy veteran Sierra was on her last leg when the community she now lives in came together to give her the gift of a new car,” WCCO reported Wednesday. Joe and Jake Mauer of Mauer Main…

VIDEO — Maine Veteran Builds Temporary Housing for Homeless Veterans: ‘We’re Keeping Them Alive’

A veteran in Boothbay, Maine, is helping fellow veterans struggling with homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic. “Ed Harmon, a service officer with the American Legion post in Boothbay, Maine, retrofits trailers into living spaces through a project he calls the Veterans Emergency Temporary Shelter, or VETS,” Fox 10 reported Friday. The trailers serve as temporary…

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