Do they check an Honorably Discharged Veteran's VA records when conducting the background investigation for the NYC pistol permit?
Taking into consideration a clean record.
I know they would need written authorization by me in order to access those sensitive records but have yet to ask me for...
"Army veteran rescues bald eagle dangling upside down from a rope in 75-foot tree by 'mowing down
the branches' with his rifle
- Army veteran Jason Galvin rescued helpless bald eagle dangling from tree
- Eagle had been hanging from the rope in the tree for more than two days
Way to go Army!
Vietnam vet, 70, uses cane to foil Waffle House robbery
Published April 10, 2016
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Surveillance camera photo shows man who tried to rob a Waffle House in Fayetteville on April 2, 2016. (Fayetteville...
Op-ed calls for a wartime veteran on the Supreme Court
This is a great idea.maybe even better than Cruz for Supreme Court.
I nominate General Kelly. USMC
Oh yes. that would be nice.
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Riders & Patriots:
Ted Gundy, 86 year old sniper, awarded the "black hat" one of the highest awards of the marksmanship unit, the black hat awarded to 86 year old ww2 sniper, Ted Gundy, The veteran is given the opportunity to hit a target at 1,000 yards with modern day equipment.
In 1944, Ted Gundy was an army...
Received the following -
Turkeys (frozen) needed for Long Island Military Veteran Families
FRANKIE B BANIA·FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2015
~ JUST A REMINDER ~ We have just been asked to help provide a Veteran community with 64 frozen turkeys so we need to step up this food drive, not only turkeys...
Very last minute I know but for anyone who can make it there will be a ceremony tomorrow morning at 1030 at the Northport VA. 70'ish Viet Nam veterans will receive a DoD medal for their VietNam service.
Not many opportunities to salute or shake the hands of this many VN vets in one place for...
A combat veteran might have shoved the knife up the punks butt but James did pretty darn good IMO.
Army vet, 75, saves 16 kids from knife-wielding teen reportedly plotting mass murder
Oct. 15, 2015: James Vernon, 75, sits at his home in Morton, Ill. (AP)...
God bless this vet! I'm not holding my breath to see if our despicable POTUS will visit him as he recovers or even honorably mention his heroism?
An Army veteran was shot seven times while trying to save other students during the deadly Oregon community college rampage, according to his...
Since that lion was shot in Zimbabwe, Americans have lost sight of what is important!!
This lion crap is all the news talks about! What about the real issues.
At least this veteran is trying to keep important matters in the public eye. It's so sad where America is headed. We need a Reagan type...
Hey guys, any of you that know me know that I am not the asking type, but this is for a good cause. One of the guys in my firehouse, USMC veteran (2 combat deployments) as well, died in a car accident yesterday; he's got 4 kids, 5 years old and younger. We started a fundraiser for his family...
Hey, I work in veteran's outreach in the city, and there are a lot of organizations that I've come across which provide social outlets for OIF/OEF vets, but I don't know of many in the Huntington area (5 mile radius). I'm trying to find a group of veteran friends that I can hang out with without...
Received the following:
Riders & Patriots: We have been requested by Theresa Dereme,
daughter of Michael Cunningham, to stand for her father. Mr Cunningham
was a Pvt. in the US Army during WW2. He survived the Battle of the Bulge
and was also a POW. He received the Purple Heart , Bronze Star...
To all of my military veteran friends who have transitioned out of the service: I NEED YOUR HELP. There are a lot of common complaints and needs among veterans as they leave the military, and that has to be fixed.
Can you fill out a quick survey for me? 12 questions, and will take about 3-5...
Oldest woman veteran dies at 108 in San Antonio
By Sig Christenson
San Antonio Express-News
Published: March 19, 2015
Lucy Coffey, the oldest living female veteran at the age of 108, does a little dance at the Women's Memorial in...
He was getting old and paunchy
And his hair was falling fast,
And he sat around the Legion,
Telling stories of the past.
Of a war that he once fought in
And the deeds that he had done,
In his exploits with his buddies;
They were heroes, every one.