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Soldierstone, a hidden memorial in Colorado honoring forgotten war veterans

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Hidden high in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, in a remote and unmarked field, is a secret monument honoring war veterans. The lonely pillar of polished granite sits at more than 11,000 feet, in a clearing among majestic peaks. Just what it is, and how it got all the way...
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2 runners battle 500 mile marathon to raise awareness of veteran suicides

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Baltimore, Maryland — Marathon enthusiasts Brian Tjersland and Josh Milich are on the longest run of their lives. They are running 500 miles in 12 days, from Massachusetts National Cemetery on Cape Cod to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. They’re averaging more than 40 miles a day, braving rain, snow and...
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Watch: Trump becomes first sitting president to attend New York’s Veterans Day Parade

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President Donald Trump plans to give a speech at New York City’s Veterans Day parade on Monday, becoming the first sitting president to attend the event in its 100-year history. Source link: Click here for more
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“Profiles in Service”: Program helping veterans transition to civilian life

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An Army veteran is giving back to other servicemen and women as they transition to civilian life. Matt Hesse started a program called FitOps, giving veterans training to become personal trainers. It’s already made a difference in the life of Randy Lloyd, who struggled with post traumatic stress disorder after...
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“We, the People”: Mary Whyte’s portraits of 50 veterans from 50 states

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Setting out to paint 50 veterans from 50 states, Mary Whyte traveled the country at her own expense, sketching, interviewing, photographing along the way. The paintings took her seven years to complete, and were unveiled two weeks ago in Charleston, South Carolina, where Whyte lives. She knew she wanted a...
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Marine Patrol Officer – Mary Whyte’s portraits of veterans – Pictures

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“Battleground” features Casey Maidl, of Bend, Ore., an Army Sergeant A-5, 19th SFG (2001- ).  “When I first came back before my symptoms appeared, like most veterans, at the time you feel invincible. You had this experience, you served your nation,” he told Martha Teichner. “But, my PTSD symptoms caught...
Cleveland Scene

WWII Veteran: Ignorance, Indifference Greatest Threats to America

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click to enlarge (Courtesy: Robert M. Pennoyer) NEW YORK – Seventy-four years after he saw the flag raised on Iwo Jima, a World War II veteran has an Independence Day message for America: The fight for liberty goes on, and today’s enemies are ignorance and indifference to justice. Ninety-four-year-old Bob...
Cleveland Scene

New Help for Ohioans Caring for ‘Wounded Warriors’

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click to enlarge (Viacheslav lakobchuk/Adobe Stock) COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s 1.5 million caregivers face daily challenges, and it’s a role that’s even more complicated for the families of military members. There are an estimated 5.5 million military and veteran caregivers in the U.S., and their loved ones often are suffering...

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