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9th Annual Rally for Troops, Sunday May 1, 2011 in Cleveland Public Square at 11 AM

9th Annual Rally for Troops, Sunday May 1, 2011 in Cleveland Public Square at 11 AM On Sunday May 1, 2011 the 9th Annual Rally for Troops will take place rain, storm or whatever God brings to the ceremony. Your support and coverage is greatly appreciated by the many families that will be attending that are in the active military, veterans or family members of Ohio's Fallen Heroes. While the world was focused on a joyful wedding in London, last night my wife and I attended a funeral mass i...

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9th Annual Rally for Troops Sunday May 1, 2011 in Cleveland’s Public Square at 11 AM

9th Annual Rally for Troops Sunday May 1, 2011 in Cleveland’s Public Square at 11 AM This Sunday is the 9th Annual Rally for Troops in downtown Cleveland’s Public Square at 11 AM. As we all know the spring rains and the Royal Wedding appear to dominate the news this week. Unfortunately, Ohio has added three young men to our list of Fallen Heroes this week, which will impact their families lives forever and the public support is so very important. The Rally conflicts with other local even...

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Support the Texas Vietnam War Monument

During the 79th Legislative Session, House concurrent resolution 36 was unanimously passed and signed into law by Governor Rick Perry, May 20, 2005. This resolution allows a monument to be placed on the Texas Capitol grounds in honor of over half a million Texans who fought and served in Vietnam. During the war, 3,415 Texans made the ultimate sacrifice and currently there are over 100 (MIA) Missing in Action” The monument will reflect the racial diversity of Texas and recognize the diversity ...

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In Memorial.

In Memorial. Lance Corporal Shane Robert Martin 09/09/1986 (South Africa) - 07/29/2010 (Afghanistan) <

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Wounded Warrior Care Package Program

Operation Gratitude Extends Its Outreach to Our Wounded Warriors. Having already shipped more than 600,000 care packages to service men and women deployed in combat zones, Operation Gratitude is pleased to announce a new program tailored to those wounded in service to their country. Operation Gratitude will begin providing special Wounded Warrior Care Packages to service members recovering in Military Hospitals and Wounded Warrior Transition units located on military bases throughout the Unit...

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Our Hero. Our Son.

Our son dreamed of being a soldier most of his life, and when he was a senior at Beyer High School in Modesto, CA he decided to sign up for the "delayed entry" program. We were not surprised as we knew he wanted to live a life of adventure as a soldier. His plans were interrupted by the birth of his oldest son. Our Son Jack, (we call him "Chip") stayed home and did his best to be a father to his baby boy. He struggled with single fatherhood for over 6 years, but when our daughter started dati...

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Veterans study. Please help.

The University of Utah National Center for Veterans Studies and SVA have partnered to conduct research on veterans in higher education. Link to survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DH7L8C6 The purpose of this research study is to assess veteran’s experiences on college and university campuses, as well as the common barriers and issues that veterans encounter in returning to or starting school after serving in the military. We are doing this study because of the large number of student veter...

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Event today for Military Moms of Texas

Military Moms of Texas (http://militarymomsoftexas.org/),helps organize a memorial service for Marine Corporal Tevan Nguyen, who died in combat in Afghanistan just after Christmas. Although, there was a funeral service it was in Brownwood, TX. MMOT invites you to attend a local memorial this Saturday February 5, 2011 to Honor a Hero in his hometown of Hutto Texas. CPL Tevan Nguyen’s immediate family resides in Hutto where he enjoyed playing football for his local high school. Please attend fo...

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Afghanistan Goes to the Oscars

Posted By: Iraq And Afghanistan Veterans Of America Inc To: Members in 99 Causes Afghanistan Goes to the Oscars We have some great news to share. 'Restrepo', the powerful documentary about Battle Company of the 173rd Airborne Brigade, has been nominated for an Academy Award. IAVA is a longstanding partner on the film. From our national screening tour in 2010 to spreading the word to our members and supporters, we’ve been proud to be a part of 'Restrepo' from the very beginning. Click here to ...

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Our Hero. Our Son. LCPL Justin M. Ellsworth

hope this works I am not the best at emailing pictures I will be sending you two different pictures of the siblings at the 5th Annual Gold Star Event in Michigan. The bracelets were a huge hit with the sibling's, it was a wonderful addition to our event to have your beautiful bracelets to give to the siblings to honor their hero's.  Thank you so much for all you have done to make this so wonderful. God Bless you and what you do Debbie Ellsworth Proud Mom of USMC     KIA    November 13, 2004 G...

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