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Veteran's Day Treat: Military Advice

A little humor for Veterans Day.

VetLikeMe November 6, 2014

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On Being a Veteran

Many of us have been to the dark side and never returned to the light.

Now That Parades Have Ended

Now that the parades have ended and veterans have enjoyed the “heartfelt gratitude” of an appreciative nation (and a free meal, from a "select menu" at Applebees), I would ask veterans, as they resume their lives of anonymity and neglect, to put aside, for a moment, all the bunk we have been fed over the years from those who were not there.

Veterans Day is Judgment Day for Shinseki

On August 29, U.S. District Judge S. James Otero entered a Federal Judgment against Eric Shinseki, the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and Donna Beiter, his executive director at the Los Angeles VA, for unlawful use of Veterans land.

VETERANS DAY 2013: Free Burgers for Veterans at Shoneys

Nothing says "Thank You" like a great burger and Shoney's is set to prove it, as the iconic all-American restaurant brand will thank our nation's veterans and troops with a FREE All-American Burger on Veterans Day

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – November 08, 2013

There is now an online “Coach” — developed by VA’s National Center for PTSD — which Veterans can access from their personal computers to help them manage PTSD symptoms.

Veterans Day

A meditation on Veterans Day...

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – November 13, 2012

Are you or do you know an unemployed Veteran 35-60 years old? The Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) can provide up to 12 months of assistance ($1,564 a month) for training in a high demand career field.

On Being a Veteran

I’ll never forget one early dawn launch on the South China Sea. I was sitting on the number one catapult waiting for the carrier to turn into the wind, my aircraft canopy was open and I began to cry tears of joy.

Eleven Questions for Veterans Day

Veterans Day celebrates the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. What's with all the elevens?

Dempsey Honors U.S. Veterans at Seoul Memorial

Veterans of the Korean War would have recognized the weather if nothing else about the South Korean capital of Seoul.

Obama lays wreath, honors nation’s veterans

President Barack Obama honored the nation’s military veterans on Sunday, paying tribute at a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington Memorial Cemetery to "the heroes over the generations who have served this country of ours with distinction.

Veterans Day: Thank An American Hero

Join with First Lady Michele Obama thanking a hero now!

Veterans Day Poem: Pray For Me Father

A Veterans Day Poem

History of Veterans Day

How did we get a Veterans Day? Find out here!

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – November 08, 2012

This is National Family Caregivers Month when VA salutes the brave family members and friends who are taking care of our Veterans.

Grand Marshals for the VA Veterans Day Parade 2012

Valley Veterans of service from World War II through Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF - Afghanistan) will be honored by the Phoenix VA Health Care System (PVAHCS), as part of the VA Veterans Day Parade.

Presidential Proclamation – Vietnam Veterans Day

On January 12, 1962, United States Army pilots lifted more than 1,000 South Vietnamese service members over jungle and underbrush to capture a National Liberation Front stronghold near Saigon.

Mike Harris 11-11-11 Veterans Day Interview on FreeAmerican Radio with Clay...

Veteran's Toady is please to provide this insightful and timely interview of Mike Harris by Clay Douglas on American Freedom Radio.

Thank You America, A Country Of Choice.

I will always remember with fond memory and cherish those years I served this county, my country of choice and will always remember the friends I lost in the war

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – November 11, 2011

Over 100,000 Veteran employees at VA work to provide services to their fellow Veterans. In honor of Veterans Day, we collected over 1,500 photos of employees in uniform. Take a look!

Message From The Secretary Of Veterans Affairs

Tomorrow, at the 11th hour, on the 11th day, of the 11th month of 2011, we will pause to honor America’s Veterans and celebrate their contributions to our way of life

US Military Cemetery in Luxembourg

United States Military Cemetery in Luxembourg-A Remembrance for All Veterans Living and Lost

Veterans Day Honors Service, Sacrifice

Until the 1960s, veterans groups used the red poppy as the symbol of Veterans Day. In Great Britain, it still is.

VA Host Free Street Concert To Celebrate Veterans Day

Help celebrate Veterans Day with a free concert featuring Kool & the Gang and the Chil-lites featuring Marshall Thompson on November 10, 2011, from 3pm - 5pm at 810 Vermont Avenue, Washington, D.C.

Remembering LIBERTY for Veterans Day: A Book Review and a Candidates...

The attack on the USS Liberty remains "the only incident of damage to a major US ship since the sinking of the USS MAINE in Havana Harbour in 1898, prior to the Spanish-American War, that has not been investigated by the US Congress."

Vietnam and Gulf War Veterans To Meet in DC

The National Vietnam and Gulf War Veterans Coalition will be holding their annual board meeting and Lunch Celebration that kicks off the activities that takes place during Veterans’ Day Activities.

Veteran’s Day tribute – Not to Be Forgotten

What is it about November 11...mmmm…hey, that’s a holiday…maybe I don’t have to go to work or school today; banks and government office will probably be closed…I can sleep in.

TV Special to Celebrate Veterans, Military Families

A Veterans Day TV special will celebrate service members and veterans and spotlight the issues they face as they leave the military and re-enter their communities and the workforce.

Veterans Announcement in Times Square Tomorrow 11 am ET

A special event to unveil a nationwide grassroots initiative to thank veterans and troops.

Campaign Wants ‘Veteran’ Put Back in Veterans Day

A new campaign is working to put the "veteran" back into Veterans Day and to rally public awareness of the sacrifices made by injured veterans and their caregivers.

United War Vets Announces Broadcast of NY City Vets Day Parade...

On Tuesday, June 14, the United War Veterans Council (UWVC) announced that the 2011 New York City Veterans Day Parade will be broadcast live on Friday

TacTalk: War Torn Veteran’s Day 2010

It is the eve of Veterans Day 2010. I sit in my apartment at a late hour and reflect on the seasons of our country, the founding of this nation, the promises and hopes for liberty and freedom. I think of the signers of the declaration, and the blood stained ramparts which bridged a nation.

HOMEWARD BOUND

The ultimate grunt, Dress Blues now white; One Marine standing tall on this most sacred night. Young and vibrant, wounds of battle now gone. No more suffering or pain, As he rose to move on.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News

Shinseki To Commemorate Veterans Day At White House, Arlington National Cemetery. In a story offering details on Veterans Day activities planned by the Obama Administration, the "Federal Eye" blog for the Washington Post (11/11, O'Keefe, 605K) says that while the President and First Lady "will still be overseas" on Thursday, Vice President Biden is scheduled to host a "Veterans Day breakfast at the White House," lay a "wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery and give a speech at the Memorial Amphitheater." Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, who will "attend Biden's Veterans Day breakfast at the White House and the events" at Arlington National Cemetery, "plans to attend receptions hosted by the Legion of Valor and the Paralyzed Veterans of America organizations."

This Veterans Day, 18 will die by their own hands

This Veterans Day, yesterday, the day before and all other days ended with 18 veterans no longer here. They were not among the veterans...

Introducing Salute to Service: A New Online Hub in the Service...

In honor of Veterans Day, Causecast will be celebrating the men and women of America’s armed forces with the Salute to Service campaign. The campaign’s online hub (www.salutetoservice.org) will provide visitors to the site with the opportunity to take easy actions to support veterans through the work of partner nonprofit organizations.

National Veterans Day Ceremony 2010

The Veterans Day National Ceremony is held each year on November 11th at Arlington National Cemetery . The ceremony commences precisely at 11:00 a.m. with a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns and continues inside the Memorial Amphitheater with a parade of colors by veterans’ organizations and remarks from dignitaries.

WSI Takes a Moment of Silence and Thankful Reflection for November...

WSI would like to take a moment and show gratitude to all Veterans today on Veterans Day. Too often we take for granted our liberties and freedom especially in this fast paced world where life seems to matter only on the computer screen and in the office. We take for granted our freedom which we would not have if not for brave veterans who have fought and continue to fight for that very foundation.