Category Archives: Support the Troops

Holding The Line

Untitled document You may have received the picture above in an email that has been circulating widely on the internet. The email describes the annual trip that Morrill Worcester has been taking to deliver and place thousands of wreaths on … Continue reading

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Midwest Hotel Chain Pulls Plug On CNN

Untitled document A small chain of ten hotels in the Midwest has pulled CNN and CNN Headline News from their guest rooms and public spaces in response to CNN's airing of Islamist propaganda. The president of the company says that … Continue reading

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THANK YOU

Untitled document As of 10:38CST (meaning it is before midnight on the East coast) Project Valour-IT has raised $180,920. The goal was $180,000. The US Navy has the bragging rights with $50,818.85 raised. The US Marines came in at second … Continue reading

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If We Break Faith

Untitled document In Flanders Fields By: Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918) Canadian Army IN FLANDERS FIELDS the poppies blow Between the crosses row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly … Continue reading

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Honoring Those Who Served

Untitled document Pajamas Media has the roundup of items from all over on this day and what it means. In November of 1919, President Woodrow Wilson issued his Armistice Day proclamation.  The last paragraph set the tone for future observances: … Continue reading

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Six Hundred Dollars Short!

Untitled document Folks, Project Valour-IT is only about $600 short of reaching the goal of $180,000 toward purchase of voice-enabled computers to help our wounded veterans. Please, if you can spare a few dollars, it is for a very, very … Continue reading

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Different Yardsticks

Untitled document Phillip Carter, who served in Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division, write an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times that explains the different yardsticks that are used to measure people and their actions. The two measures are not … Continue reading

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Armistice Day

Untitled document It was once known as Armistice day. The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month was the time and date chosen for the guns to fall silent in Europe in 1918. It is now called … Continue reading

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Semper Fidelis

Untitled document President Bush announced that the Congressional Medal of Honor will be awarded to Marine corporal Jason Dunham. The award is posthumous, as far too many of the awards are. (CNN) — President Bush announced on Friday that the … Continue reading

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From The Halls Of Montezuma

Untitled document Powerline has a post up about the new museum of the United States Marine Corps in Quantico, Virginia. I posted about it yesterday. But they also remind readers that project Valour-IT is still short of its goal of … Continue reading

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They Know Better. We Should, Too.

Untitled document The New Hampshire Union-Leader editorial on supporting the troops. The are commenting on the Washington Post article from yesterday that revealed the feelings of the troops in Iraq. Maj. Gen. Benjamin Mixon, commander of Multinational Division North and … Continue reading

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This Means War

Untitled document John, over at Argghhh! has launched an assault on Cassandra at Villainous Company. I would not want to be in his shoes, paybacks will be harsh and without mercy! But it is all in good fun (I hope … Continue reading

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Valour-IT Reminder – Make It Happen!

Untitled document Project Valour-IT works to give voice-activated computers to wounded American troops. There is a friendly competition between backers of the four branches of service to see who can reach their goals the fastest. Those of us on the … Continue reading

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Project Valour-IT

Untitled document Blue Crab Boulevard has joined the effort to raise money for Project Valour-IT. Being from an old Army family and having a son serving active duty in Iraq, this site is officially on the Army team. Which should … Continue reading

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Hit ‘Em With A Cluebat Hard Enough

Untitled document And they still can't identify an American soldier! The Democrat's official website has finally cleared off the picture of the Canadian soldier. Instead of replacing it with a picture of an American soldier, they put up a generic … Continue reading

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