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Day 12 Of A Photo A Day For 30 Days Series – CROSSIN(G)ENRES

Saturday was Remembrance Day in Canada. Sometimes known as Poppy Day, it takes its origin from the poem “In Flanders Fields” written during the first World War by Canadian physician Lieutenant-Colonel John McCraet. November 11 is a national day of remembrance, honoring the lives lost and sacrifices given by those who have fought and died for our country.

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Day 12 Of A Photo A Day For 30 Days Series – CROSSIN(G)ENRES

Where The Road Ends – Gerber Blog

Alaska to Argentina Equipped with four Kawasaki KLRs and the Gerber Black Boar, the team will depart Deadhorse, Alaska in November and head South down to Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. It’s up to them to tackle every problem that comes at them and survive the journey Journey Obstacles To pass through the Darien Gap during… Read more »

Where The Road Ends – Gerber Blog

MoH Recipient Gives Life Weakening WWII Enemy Stronghold | DoDLive

In honor of Native American Indian Heritage Month, we’re continuing to put the spotlight on the Native Americans who have earned the Medal of Honor. The recipient we’re highlighting this week: Army Pfc. John Reese Jr., who was awarded the nation’s highest military honor on Veterans Day seven decades ago.

MoH Recipient Gives Life Weakening WWII Enemy Stronghold | DoDLive

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Honoring Our Military and Veterans

We recognize the tremendous sacrifices military members, veterans and their families have made for our nation.

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What Do I Know?: How Many Veterans From How Many Wars?

What Do I Know?: How Many Veterans From How Many Wars?

Pence Says America Owes Vets a Debt, Promises Stronger Military

Pence said the administration has been working hard on delivering the services – especially medical assistance – that veterans need and deserve. “Working with Secretary [David] Shulkin, we’ve made the Department of Veterans Affairs already more efficient, effective, and accountable,” the vice president said.

“Let me be clear: Veterans benefits are not entitlements — they are earned. They are the ongoing compensation for services rendered in the uniform of the United States of America. And under President Donald Trump, we’re keeping the promises that we’ve made to men and women who’ve served in our armed forces,” he said.

Pence Says America Owes Vets a Debt, Promises Stronger Military

‘The first time I had freedom’: Spotlighting Sask.’s Indigenous WW II veterans – Saskatoon – CBC News

When visiting her home province of Saskatchewan a few years ago, a photographer was inspired to learn more about a handful of remaining Indigenous Second World War veterans, in part because of the inequality they faced after their service.< ‘The first time I had freedom’: Spotlighting Sask.’s Indigenous WW II veterans – Saskatoon – CBC News

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In Memoriam – USMC CAC Oscar


A rare photo of an entire Combined Action Company in one place. “Doc” John Roberts is top row, second from the right, minus helmet, with glasses.
Taken by one of our Bru counterparts with Doc Roberts’ camera just before a sweep in October 1967.

Dedicated to the U. S. Marines of Combined Action Company Oscar, to our Bru counterpartsand to all the men of all branches who served at Khe Sanh, RVN, 1967-1968

Images October 27, 2017

 
 
 
 

Warriors fight all types of battles

Air Force Master Sgt. Lara Mastel, a breast cancer survivor, prepares for the 2017 Invictus Games swimming competition at Hofstra University’s pool, New York on Sept. 19, 2017. The Invictus Games, held in Toronto, bring together wounded and injured veterans for adaptive sporting events. DoD Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg


 
 
 
 

President Donald J. Trump hosts the Medal of Honor ceremony for former Army Spc. 5 James C. McCloughan at the White House in Washington, D.C., July 31, 2017. McCloughan was awarded the Medal of Honor for distinguished actions as a combat medic assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 196th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division, during the Vietnam War near Don Que, Vietnam, from May 13-15, 1969. (U.S. Army photo by Eboni EversonMyart)


 
 
 
 

Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, left, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, claps as retired Navy Chief Petty Officer Jim Marshall, the Navy awardee, receives an award during the 2017 Spirit of Hope Awards in the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, Oct. 26, 2017. The recipients the awards selflessly contributed an extraordinary amount of time, talent or resources to significantly enhance the quality of life of service members and their families. DoD photo by Army Sgt. James K. McCann


 
 
 
 

World War II veteran Ernie Lamson poses for a photo with a young historical re-enactor before a memorial ceremony in Angoville-au-Plain, France, June 3, 2017. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Tamika Dillard


 
 
 
 

Two D-Day veterans who participated in the liberation of France share a laugh in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, France, June 5, 2017, while attending a ceremony to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of D-Day. DoD photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis C. Schultz


 
 
 
 

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks with one of three survivors of the USS Arizona during their visit to the the Pentagon, July 21, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr