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Florida Police Tweet Touching Image of Texas Roadhouse Tribute to Those Fallen in Kabul

A Florida Police Department Posted a photograph of a local Texas Roadhouse’s tribute to the 13 fallen servicemembers who lost their lives in the August 26 suicide bombing at the Kabul airport. The Ocoee Police posted a photo of a table at the Ocoee Texas Roadhouse reserved for the 13 fallen servicemembers. The tribute was done…

U.S. Special Operations Veterans Conduct Mission to Rescue Afghan Allies: ‘We Did What We...

Isaiah Campbell/U.S. Marine Corps via Getty Images ***Warning — Graphic Content*** A volunteer group of American veterans of the Afghan war performed a final mission Wednesday called the “Pineapple Express” to help hundreds of Afghan elite forces and their family members to safety. ABC News reported Friday: Moving after nightfall in near-pitch black darkness and…

Report: Biden Allowing Some U.S. Military Veterans Deported for Crimes to Return

Some lawfully deported foreigners are being allowed back into the United States if they have relatives in the U.S. military, according to a recent report in the Washington Post. Biden’s U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, charged with removal operations, already issued a memo in May saying that service members and their immediate families…

Significantly More American Troops, Veterans Of Post-9/11 Wars Died By Suicide Than In Combat:...

A newly-published research paper asserts that more American troops have taken their own lives than have been killed in combat since 9/11. An estimated 30,177 active duty personnel and veterans of post-9/11 wars have died by suicide, compared to 7,057 who died in combat during the same time period, according to the new study from…

Megan Fox Teams Up With Army Veteran To Honor ‘Those Who Made The Ultimate...

Megan Fox has teamed up with Army veteran Colin Wayne again to support the troops on Memorial Day and honor those who “made the ultimate sacrifice.” “Being able to team-up with Colin [Wayne] for a second year in a row and his pledge of at least $1 million in products is an honor,” the 35-year-old…

PHOTOS: Bikers Ride to Remember Fallen, Lost on Memorial Day Weekend in D.C.

Thousands of bikers gathered at RFK stadium in Washington, DC, on Sunday for the Rolling to Remember event to draw attention to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice, to more than 80,000 missing in action and prisoners of war, and also to the average of 22 daily suicides committed by veterans or…

PHOTOS: Teen Restores American Flag Veteran’s Memorial for Eagle Scout Project

A 17-year-old named Christian Juvet has been working hard on restoring a huge concrete American flag at a local park in California to complete his Eagle Scout project. He said the concrete flag memorial was in “disarray, had graffiti on it, skid marks, all sorts of dirt and gunk on it,” according to Fox News. “I…

Pennsylvania Woman Leaves Her Full-Time Job to Launch Veteran’s Charity

A Pennsylvania woman left her full-time job as an educator after 17 years to launch a charity aimed at helping veterans. Christy Lucas said her inspiration to launch her charity, Roots for Boots, came from a calling to give to those who have served our country. “I always had a giving heart and always just…

VA Committee Chair Takano Touts House Democrats’ Work on Veterans’ Issues

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) discussed veterans measures taken by House Democrats.“Hello, I’m Congressman Mark Takano, and I proudly represent California’s 41st Congressional District and serve as Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. On behalf of the House Democrats, I’d like to start by wishing…

We Honor Veterans By Preventing Homelessness, Suicide

Authored by Brendan Cushing-Daniels & Christopher R. Fee via RealClearPolitics.com, We hope the incoming administration makes honoring our veterans a priority, not just today but all year long. President Dwight D. Eisenhower created Veterans Day to show the same commitment to veterans that he showed our troops during World War II. Our veterans are our…

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