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A Veteran of the Afghanistan War Speaks Out on Poverty   video
Society & Culture  (tags: video, Mason Bliss, veteran, war, Afghanistan, Green Party, USA, wealthy nation, starving children, homelessness, poverty, declining education, Green New Deal, economic justice, green jobs, green energy )

Brian
- 821 days ago - youtube.com
Today we share the story of Mason Bliss, an Afghan vet and Green Party supporter. It's immoral that children are starving in one of the wealthiest nations in the world.
War Veteran, 80, Kills Armed Burglar
Society & Culture  (tags: veteran, shoots, kiiled, robber )

Lone
- 1673 days ago - suntimes.com
He had been robbed at his own home on the West Side several months ago. That's when the 80-year-old Army veteran made himself a promise: He wouldn't be victimized again
Veteran Robbed, Killed on Way to Deposit Money From Benefit
Society & Culture  (tags: veteran, murdered, robbed, good deed, sadness )

Lone
- 1862 days ago - chicagobreakingnews.com
William Burtner survived Vietnam and dedicated his life to helping veterans. On Monday, Burtner was about to enter a Midlothian bank to deposit money the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2808 had raised during a benefit.
NARF: Indian Veterans Made the Ultimate Sacrifice
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American, veteran, culture )

Lone
- 1870 days ago - 64.38.12.138
November is National Native American Month. Join the Native American Rights Fund as we celebrate and remember the heritage of Native Americans who have laid down their lives to help defend and preserve America's democratic ideals. They have proudly and
Crow War Chief to Receive President's Medal
Society & Culture  (tags: WWII, Native American, veteran, honored, GoodNews )

Lone
- 1967 days ago - indiancountrynews.net
A 95-year-old Crow warrior who went into battle wearing war paint beneath his World War II uniform and later emerged as an acclaimed Native American historian will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom during August.
WWI Veteran Remembers
Society & Culture  (tags: Fred Buckles, WWI, WWII, veteran, Missouri, military service )

RC
- 2600 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Fred Buckles is 106 years old. He lived through service in WWI and internment in a Japanese prison camp during WWII. See what he has to say about his life, the military, and what keeps him going.
Church Learns Vet Was Gay, Cancels Memorial
Society & Culture  (tags: Texas, Church, memorial service, Navy, veteran, LGBT )

K. A.
- 2693 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Texas congregation - nondenominational megachurch canceled a memorial service for a Navy veteran 24 hours before it was to start because the deceased was gay!
Donations Pouring In, for Best Friend of Disabled Army Vet
Society & Culture  (tags: veteran, dog, good news )

Teri
- 2779 days ago - blog.mlive.com
David the dog won't leave his master's side, but his story has gone international. Richard Reister, a disabled Army veteran, is trying to raise money by mowing lawns, for an operation to save his dog's life. The public is responding, with open hearts.
   

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