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On Veterans Day, Let's Fight to End America's 'Forever Wars'
Society & Culture  (tags: soldiers, world, war, Americans, military, sadness, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, children, family, rights, violence, government )

- 18 days ago -
We remember proudly today the service of our veterans, but we must also reflect solemnly on why Veterans' Day was established at all.
How An Agricultural Weed Came to Symbolize Memorial Day
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, society, culture, world, poppies, Memorial Day, agricultural weed, soldiers, interesting, humans )

- 188 days ago -
It was a poem by a Canadian soldier that helped turn an agricultural weed into a symbol inexorably tied to Memorial Day in the United States and to various other days of remembrance for fallen soldiers elsewhere in the world.
Show Your Support for Children, Not Soldiers Campaign!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, soldiers, war, violence, children's rights, Children's Welfare, children protection, Children & Family, safety, sadness, environment, ethics, education, play, outside, health, mental health )

- 309 days ago -
The military use of children takes place all over the world. The 2014 annual report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict presents information about grave violations committed against children in 23 country situations.
Hamas: Israeli Soldier Captured
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Human Rights, prisoner, soldiers, ethics, death, freedoms, humans, news, safety, society, world, culture, law, politics )

- 498 days ago -
Hamas claimed it captured an Israeli soldier Sunday on the deadliest day yet in the battle between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza. The solider was taken during an early morning operation, according to Abu Obeida, a spokesman for Hamas' military wing,
In The Blood - Theo's Dream - One Story of Many Memorial Day   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Robert Mirabal, Uncle Theo, Taos Pueblo, Vietnam, Iraq, Memorial Day, soldiers, war, wounded )

- 553 days ago -
Be Patient first 30 seconds and ending is in silence to remember those who gave some and for some who gave all and for those who had no say at all. Uncle Theo from Taos Pueblo, who went to Vietnam in 1971 and came back the next Spring forever changed.
Courage! The Story of One Soldier, Quadruple Amputee, Taylor Morris -Video
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, afghanistan, americans, culture, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, health, politics, society, soldiers, War )

- 1129 days ago -
This is the story of Quadruple Amputee, Taylor Morris. Taylor was injured on May 3rd, 2012 in Afghanistan to an IED blast becoming the 5th Quad Amputee to have ever survive to date.
18 Vets Kill Themselves a Day: We Hail Them As Heroes Then Treat Them Like Garbage
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, death, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, interesting, law, news, politics, society, soldiers, violence )

- 1181 days ago -
The month of July set a record high for the number of suicides in the U.S. military.
Society & Culture  (tags: Taps, military, soldiers, suicide, PTSD, survivors, Tragedy Assistance Programs, volunteer, donate, families )

- 1281 days ago -
With 18 of our Veterans and active duty soldiers committing suicide daily this is a program that is trying to help. Please circulate it as your part of honoring this Memorial Day. Perhaps it will reach the eyes of the people who need it. Help if you can.
ACTION ALERT: Delta Airlines Snubs U.S. Military Personnel Returning From Active Duty! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: delta airlines, military personnel, soldiers, returning home, baggage, fees, charges, travel )

- 1635 days ago -
Delta Airlines charges troops for bags: A military unit returning to the United States from Afghanistan was charged $2,800 -- or $200 per soldier -- in extra baggage fees on a June 7th flight from Baltimore's Washington International Airport.
'For Your Country and Your Tribe': Book Honors Native American Soldiers in Iraq War
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, soldiers, honored, interesting )

- 2080 days ago -
They first fought against our government, and later with it -- in the Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and now, in the Iraq war, among other conflicts. They are Native American soldiers, and to photojournalist
Society & Culture  (tags: POEM, VOTE, women, americans, SOLDIERS, activists, arts )

- 2628 days ago -
Kay, your poem America's Finest is currently ranked as a finalist and you only need 20 votes to be eligible to win! We are proud to show your work on our website and you should be proud to share your talent with everyone you know.
New York Times Special Report: 121 Veterans Of Iraq And Afghanistan Charged With Killing Upon Returning Home
Society & Culture  (tags: war, killing, soldiers, civilians, debriefing, training soldiers to kill )

- 2878 days ago -
War Torn: Across America, Deadly Echoes of Foreign Battles: The NYTimes found 121 cases in which veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan committed a killing in this country, or were charged with one, after their return from war.
Soldiers Adopted By Care2 POW-MIA Adoption's Group Return Home After 42 Years....
Society & Culture  (tags: soldiers, australia, memorial )

- 3100 days ago -
As a New Year decision last year Barry and I decided to Adopt a POW-MIA Soldier ~ having full belief in this worthy cause and both knowing that we all have the power to make a difference. With Barry and I ~ the Power we use is Prayer!

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