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  1. Veterans and Military
    We all know that the government does some rotten things, sometimes it is actually for very good reasons (usually not). With few exceptions this is beyond cruel. I never had a MWD but I have known many vets who did. I pray that the profiteers and SOB's involved in this mass pay a dear price for...
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    I just read this story that I found posted on Facebook about a group of veterans who felt the need to get rid of their corrupt politicians. Thought I would share the story. http://www.wearethemighty.com/articles/battle-of-athens When veterans of World War II returned home to McMinn County...
  3. Veterans and Military
    http://www.greenlightavet.com/ With Halloween over, I took down the decorations and put a green light in the front porch light. Anyone else doing this? It's a small token to let Vets know they are on our minds. Thank you to all our Vets for your service!!
  4. Veterans and Military
    "- Former artillery officer Christopher Gaynor, now 70, took the images in 1967 and 1968 while deployed - They stayed hidden away for more than 40 years before he reopened them and relived old memories"...
  5. Veterans and Military
    Pin-Ups For Vets is an organization that supports hospitalized veterans and deployed troops through nostalgic pin-up calendars. The organization was founded by Gina Elise in 2006 after learning about under-funded veteran healthcare programs and lonely service members. Inspired by her grandfather...
  6. Veterans and Military
    So many so called Hollywood celebrities have me disgusted on a regular basis. Gary Sinise is a beacon on light in an otherwise garbage dump of the Hollywood crowd. Bravo Zulu sir. Bravo Zulu. Marine Corps veteran David Heath has seen a lot over his 94 years. One of his most vivid memories, he...
  7. Chit-Chat
    I don't think this has been posted before, its such a great story it deserves mentioning. http://youtu.be/6x3tjV8bnpU [b] As the story goes A Marine who was getting deployed asks a homeless Marine if he would like to stay at his home while he was gone. He explained that it was in rough...
  8. Veterans and Military
    New State Laws & Initiatives Benefit Vets A number of new state laws and initiatives benefit veterans or their families. Here is a summary, passed on by Department Americanism Chair John Konkol and provided by Steven Waldner from the VA's Watertown Vet Center. Recent New York State Laws &...
  9. Long Island Crimes
    The Gulf Station on the corner of Vets and the N Service Rd was completely taped off this morning, 1 cop car in the lot with lights, few other cars including the owners, no other activity I could see. Anyone know what might have happened? I have stopped at this station nearly every morning for...
  10. Veterans and Military
    Just an FYI regarding some recognition for our Vietnam Vets who at some point lived in the Town of Huntington for at least 6 months. Not sure why this was so buried but saw an article in Snoozeday today and figured I would highlight it. Of course the article doesn't give information on how to go...
  11. Veterans and Military
    Watch "I Fought For You"
  12. Veterans and Military
    http://www.silive.com/northshore/index.ssf/2014/07/good_news_lowes_employees_come.html By Michael Sulsona of Graniteville In 1971, I stepped on a land mine in Vietnam and lost both legs above the knee. For the past two years, I have been waiting to receive a new wheelchair from the Veterans...
  13. Digital Connection (computers / phones / tablets)
    If you go to the My Verizon site you will find info on corp discounts and mention of a veterans discount. Signing up for corp discount is easy, the vet discount is another story. I found out how on the blog in My Verizon. Take your form DD214 to a Verizon COMPANY store. They will take a picture...
  14. Veterans and Military
    VA Offers Dental Insurance for Vets http://www.military.com/veterans-report/va-offers-dental-insurance-for-vets?ESRC=vr.nl Week of April 21, 2014 The U.S. Government has authorized a national dental insurance program for veterans enrolled in Veterans Affairs health care and individuals...
  15. Veterans and Military
    Another avenue for veterans. The United States military is undergoing one of the largest reductions of forces in recent history, leaving some of our bravest, most skilled workers out of a job. As they return back from overseas deployments, they are not only facing difficulties achieving...
  16. Long Island Crimes
    Ronkonkoma/islandia/bohemia whatever town it is there. About three scpd cruisers blocking off the road right by the hess and apple bank (shopping center by the blood bank) and diverting traffic into the bank parking lot. Theyve got a few black pop up barricade things in the middle of the road...
  17. Long Island Crimes
    Just hovering there near Ocean Ave by Vets. In the landing path of runway 6
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  19. Veterans and Military [QUESTION]
    In the Army, do any arms manuals refer to suppressors as silencers? The question is to differentiate between a flash suppressor and a suppressor. We used the "suppressed" term in the Navy.
  20. Chit-Chat
    http://vetmarch.com/ If you can't make it to DC, there is another synchronized event in Manhattan Sunday 9:00 AM http://www.vietnamveteransplaza.com/ And one upstate: https://www.ci.buffa...s Memorial.html At the very least, here is the link to donate, if you feel inclined to do so...
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