May 23, 2014 -
Prior to every Memorial Day weekend, Soldiers from the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard" conduct a solemn tradition known as "Flags-In", placing a flag in front of every tombstone in Arlington National Cemetery. Please enjoy this behind-the-scenes look at these hallowed grounds while we honor the fallen this Memorial Day weekend.
Video courtesy of Army Sgt. Sean-David from the Old Guard.
05.23.2014 - Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff Admiral James Winnefeld addressed a Canadian embassy tribute Thursday to U.S. and Canadian service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in Afghanistan.
May 24, 2014 - In this week’s address, President Obama commemorated Memorial Day by honoring the brave men and women in uniform who have given their lives in service to our country. As we stand with our veterans and military families this weekend, the President underscored our commitment to uphold our nation’s sacred trust with our veterans and ensure they get the benefits and opportunities they deserve and have earned. read more>>>
'Decades Long' and wars from, as they seek to privatize for corporate profit off the peoples treasury and any fee's they can pass for those corporate overlords!! Like Their Wars!!!
Republicans in February blocked important legislation from Sen. Bernie Sanders to improve veterans' access to health care among other things. Only two Republicans, Sens. Dean Heller and Jerry Moran, voted for the veterans benefits bill, which was endorsed by every major veterans organization.
WHY? GOOD QUESTION THOSE SERVED SHOULD ANSWER, added to the past decades and wars of the ignoring of many issues along with the denying they exist, don't have to pay for the care needed! Think PTS, Agent Orange and Desert Storms Gulf War Syndrome, to name but only a very few, most now being addressed under This VA and Executive branch even though grossly, decades and wars from, under funded!!