Category Archives: Veterans

Happy Veterans Day

Coping Written Sunday, January 21, 2007 I’m doing the best that I can, considering. I spend a lot of time really pissed off or really upset. I know I am getting better at a pretty good rate, but still. In … Continue reading

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Slain Beverly Soldier Explained Why He Served

The following is a blog entry written on Aug. 30, 2008, by Army Specialist Stephen Fortunato, who was killed Tuesday in Afghanistan when the vehicle he was riding in was blown up by an improvised explosive device. May he rest … Continue reading

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Thanks For?

I’m beginning to see why throughout history there have been vets living outside the realm of “normal society” and becoming homeless. When you put your life on the line for your country, you should be treated like a hero. Instead … Continue reading

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Amputee vets see eye-to-eye on Segways

“ARLINGTON, Virginia (CNN) — U.S. Army Sgt. Jacque Keeslar lost both legs in Iraq nearly two years ago. To get around, he relies on a wheelchair and a pair of artificial legs, which help him walk in short bursts. Veterans … Continue reading

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Is Sex Over? Badly Hurt Vets and Sexual Intimacy

(AP)Jackson, of Des Moines, Iowa, was injured in Iraq in 2003 while serving in the Iowa Army National Guard. In addition to losing his legs, he had burns, post-traumatic stress disorder, and he was heavily medicated. When his wife initially … Continue reading

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Alive Day Memories – Brian Williams & James Gandolfini

This is a great video about the story behind

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Vail Veterans Program II

I removed the Vail Veterans Program video because I got tired of it playing every time the page loaded.You can still watch it right here..

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Alive Day

I want to give everyone a heads up for an HBO documentary, “Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq” premiering Sunday at 10:30 p.m. EDT. Our Alive Day is the day each of us nearly lost our life in combat (the … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day

Happy Veterans Day. To all American War Veterans past and present, I owe you a huge Thank You.

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