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  • US Army veteran volunteers to train and fight with Ukrainians: 'These people inspire me every day'

    06/06/2022 6:11:58 AM PDT · by JonPreston · 44 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/6/22 | Michael Lee
    A U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq is now volunteering in Ukraine’s fight against Russia, training troops before they head to the front lines in defense of their country."These are ordinary civilians who, 1776 style, have decided to answer their nation’s call to duty," the Army veteran, who talked to Fox News on condition of anonymity due to concerns for his safety, saidBut now the American finds himself close to the front lines of a different war, choosing to voluntarily travel to Ukraine to train their forces before potentially joining them on the front lines of the war against...
  • Kathy Barnette Ad: "This time you don't need to hold your nose and vote for the lesser of two evils!"

    05/15/2022 8:55:32 AM PDT · by RandFan · 73 replies
    twitter ^ | May 15 | Kathy Barnette
    @Kathy4Truth We’re getting this on the air all over Pennsylvania for the last two days of this race. Help us to WIN by chipping in to our campaign right now: Ad...
  • Apr 12, 2022: Doug Mastriano has endorsed Kathy Barnette for U.S. Senate!

    05/14/2022 4:07:13 PM PDT · by RandFan · 74 replies
    twitter ^ | Apr 12, 2022 | Doug Mastriano
    @dougmastriano "My wife Rebbie and I have watched @Kathy4Truth stand for, and champion, conservative values...She's a fighter, she's tough, she's a Veteran and she loves her country. That is why I wholeheartedly endorse Kathy Barnette For U.S. Senate."- Senator Doug Mastriano
  • Kathy Barnette and the Pennsylvania primary

    05/14/2022 12:07:45 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | May 14, 2022 | Lynne Lechter
    In February 2022, I attended the Republican State Committee Meeting in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Our job, as state committee members, was to interview, vet, select, and support endorsed candidates through the primary and election cycles. This election cycle, for the first time in decades, the top three positions for governor, lieutenant governor, and Senate in Pennsylvania are "open seats." An open seat is when no incumbent is running, due to term limits or resignations. Open seats always draw more candidates. But this cycle, we Republican state committee members were called upon to complete the endorsement process for approximately 30 candidates, running...
  • 'I know what war's all about': 103-year-old B.C. man begins fundraising walk for Ukrainian children

    05/02/2022 5:43:01 PM PDT · by Kriggerel · 8 replies
    CTV News Vancouver Island ^ | May 2, 2022 | Adam Chan
    John Hillman, a Second World War veteran living in Oak Bay, B.C., has kicked off his fundraiser for Ukrainian children and families affected by war. The 103-year-old began his campaign Monday, and plans to walk 103 laps around the courtyard of his independent living centre. Hillman's scheduled to walk 10 laps around the courtyard every day, and local children are slated to join him on his walks next week. The centenarian is raising money for the Save The Children charity, with funds going towards Ukrainian children. "It touched my heart to see those kids being herded away from their homes...
  • National Vietnam War Veterans Day – March 29, 2022

    03/29/2022 3:00:40 PM PDT · by Az Joe · 18 replies
    National Today ^ | 03/29/2022 | National Today
    We commemorate those who fought in the Vietnam War on National Vietnam War Veterans Day, March 29. There’s no doubt that the Vietnam War was one of the most brutal. In fact, over three million people were killed during the 20 years it went on. National Vietnam War Veterans Day was created to honor all the men and women who fought during its time.
  • Groundbreaking Held in Texas For Medal of Honor Museum

    03/26/2022 4:52:49 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 4 replies
    AP via Military .Com ^ | 25 Mar 2022 | Associated Press
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Ground was broken Friday for a new museum in Texas to honor those who have been awarded the nation's highest military honor. The National Medal of Honor Museum will be built in Arlington, just west of Dallas. The museum will tell the stories of the recipients of the medal, which is awarded by Congress for risking life in combat beyond the call of duty.
  • Freedom Convoy Prayer Vigil

    02/14/2022 3:24:37 AM PST · by SisterK · 53 replies
    Free Republic ^ | February 14, 2022 | Free Republic Prayer Warriors
    Happy Valentine’s DayThis prayer thread is dedicated to the Freedom Convoy.When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, the people groan. Proverbs 29:2 Please join in prayer to lift those who peacefully protest government abuse of power. There will be no daily reminder. Prayer warriors are encouraged to keep this thread going as the Spirit leads you.
  • DOJ: Illegal Alien Stole Disabled U.S. Veteran’s Identity to Get Welfare

    01/21/2022 9:52:12 AM PST · by gattaca · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Jan 20, 2022 | John Binder
    An illegal alien has been sentenced after being convicted for stealing a disabled American veteran’s identity to secure public welfare benefits and commit crimes, federal prosecutors reveal. Late last week, 59-year-old Fernando Arroyo-Alonso, an illegal alien from Mexico, was sentenced to a year and one day in federal prison for stealing the Social Security Number of a disabled United States Armed Forces veteran. According to prosecutors, Alonso submitted an application in May 2019 to receive Title XVI Supplemental Security Income — cash payments that are reserved for elderly, blind, or disabled Americans — using the veteran’s Social Security Number. The...
  • Tucker Carlson repeatedly interviewed a man he described as a disabled veteran. The FBI is accusing the same man of organizing an Oath Keepers militia to aid the Capitol insurrection.

    01/15/2022 7:15:59 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 37 replies
    Business insider ^ | 01/15/2022 | Morgan Keith
    Since the Capitol insurrection, Fox News commentator Tucker Carlson has repeatedly interviewed Thomas Caldwell, who was indicted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Thursday on charges of seditious conspiracy for his role in coordinating the Oath Keepers' attack, Media Matters reported. Caldwell first joined "Tucker Carlson Tonight" in October 2021. During his appearance, he said he never entered the Capitol and was not part of the Oath Keepers, a far-right, anti-government paramilitary organization, according to Media Matters.
  • Reports: Women for Trump Group Attacked at DC’s Willard Hotel–By Democrat Wedding Party

    12/15/2019 7:52:18 PM PST · by bitt · 139 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 12/15/2019 | Kristinn Taylor
    A meeting of pro-Trump women by a group called Women for America First was disrupted and attendees harassed and attacked at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C. Friday night, according to reports. Jonathan Gilliam, a former Navy SEAL, was in attendance and tried to shield the women. Gilliam was attacked and reportedly wounded. There is a claim that one arrest was made. The Willard is located about a block from the White House and is considered one of the finest hotels in the nation’s capital and is known for its annual Christmas decorations. An observer posted a photo to Instagram...
  • WW2 Vet Talks Secrets & Late-Life Fame

    12/15/2021 6:17:08 AM PST · by dmam2011 · 12 replies
    The Clarksvillian ^ | December 15, 2021 | Margarita Bauzá
    With crisply starched fatigues, World War II veteran and 101st Airborne Division patches fixed on his uniform, paratrooper boots glistening, Private First Class (PFC) Vince Speranza marvels at the thrilling twist his life took in his mid-80s. Now 95, the veteran, retired history teacher, widower, father and grandfather, has a popular book called Nuts!: A 101st Airborne Division Machine Gunner at Bastogne that he published at the age of 89. He has more friends on Facebook than he knows what to do with, and fame in Belgium that rivals Jean-Claude Van Damme’s. The freshly vaccinated American WWII GI and Illinois...
  • Prayer Request

    11/09/2021 10:29:36 PM PST · by rockinqsranch · 89 replies
    Myself ^ | 11/9/21 | RockinQSRanch
    Prayer Request: RQSR is in deep doo doo. The Cardio at the VA, GOD Bless them fixed my fluttering Heart problem several weeks ago, and am taking follow-up medication (Blood thinners), and other meds at this time, but I am down to one lung, and some other suspicious characters are involved with my Liver according to the PET Scan. Currently on Oxygen round the clock. The BEST medicine in the World is Prayers. Please, I need them more than anything. My friend from the old days at another site years ago has me on several prayer lists. I need to...
  • VIDEO: Marine Veteran Takes Down Armed Robber Without Even Setting Down His Groceries

    10/21/2021 9:55:44 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 28 replies
    the police tribune ^ | 10-21-2021 | Holly Matkin
    Yuma, AZ – A quick-thinking U.S. Marine Corps veteran singlehandedly thwarted a gas station holdup early Wednesday morning, security footage showed (video below). The incident occurred inside the Chevron station located at 10747 E. North Frontage Road at approximately 4:30 a.m. on Oct. 20, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) said in a press release. Security footage released by the sheriff’s office showed a customer chatting with someone behind the service counter as two masked suspects barged into the business just feet behind him. As the customer casually turned away from the counter and stepped towards the doors, he glanced...
  • Video: ‘Liberal Media Darling’ George W. Bush Confronted By Iraq Veteran

    09/22/2021 6:18:07 AM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    Summit News ^ | 22 September, 2021 | Steve Watson
    YOU KILLED PEOPLE.. An Iraq veteran gave George W. Bush a stark reminder this past weekend that although he’s now a liberal media darling, there are plenty of Americans who remember the lies that led to millions of deaths. Corporal Mike Prysner was captured on video launching into a tirade against Bush during a speech in Beverly Hills. “When are you going to apologize for the million Iraqis who are dead because you lied?” Prysner yelled at Bush. “You lied about weapons of mass destruction! You lied about connections to 9/11! You sent me to Iraq! You sent me to...
  • Tech tyrants continue targeting conservative, veteran-owned company

    09/14/2021 7:47:35 PM PDT · by FryingPan101 · 11 replies
    LawEnforcementToday ^ | September 14, 2021 | Pat Droney
    This is a follow up to a story from last month, with a new update as well. We told you about a company called FakeMaskUSA which fell victim to the tech tyrants, in this case PayPal. Our original reporting can be found below, but long story short is FakeMaskUSA had some $90,0000 in company assets that they had no means of recovering. This seems to be the way these companies do business, with them taking punitive action and for those punished having no means to fight back. For example, Facebook is famous for suspending accounts of people who violate their...
  • Missing vet’s body was found in stairwell of VA facility a month after he disappeared

    09/10/2021 11:43:45 AM PDT · by NautiNurse · 35 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 10, 202 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    The decaying body of an Army veteran went undiscovered at a Massachusetts facility for a month — because no one bothered to look in an emergency exit stairwell, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. A 45-page report released Thursday detailed the disappearance and death of Timothy White, 62, whose “significantly decayed” corpse was discovered in June 2020 in a stairwell at the Bedford Veterans Quarters in Massachusetts. White, who had recently been homeless, started living at the privately operated, VA-owned building in January 2020. He was reported missing from his single-occupancy room on May 13 and lived just down...
  • Ex-NY Congressional Candidate, Afghan War Veteran Dead of Apparent Suicide

    09/09/2021 12:02:31 AM PDT · by Norski · 11 replies
    Newsmax ^ | September 8, 2021 | Charlie McCarthy
    "An Afghanistan war veteran who ran for Congress last year died of an apparent suicide on Tuesday, it was reported. Kyle Van De Water, who ran as a Republican against incumbent Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-N.Y., was found dead in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, the Mid Hudson News reported. Poughkeepsie Police discovered Van De Water's body after responding to a report of a "man down" at the cemetery. Police sources told the News that the death was being investigated as a likely suicide. In July Van De Water announced plans to challenge Delgado again in 2022, but he suddenly pulled out of...
  • Indiana Boys 'Immediately Stop' Riding Their Bikes to Honor Fallen Veteran After Seeing His Funeral

    09/08/2021 4:45:07 PM PDT · by Libloather · 28 replies
    People via MSN ^ | 9/08/21 | Joelle Goldstein
    Two young boys in Indiana are being praised for their thoughtfulness, after they stopped riding their bikes to honor a fallen veteran at his funeral. Jacqi Hornbach shared the sweet story about the boys in Facebook post over the weekend, a few days after witnessing their kind gesture. While dog-sitting for a friend last Thursday and enjoying the nice weather, Hornbach said she spotted a funeral procession entering the cemetery across the street. That funeral was for 89-year-old United States Army veteran Charles Everett Yorn, Hornbach told Fox News. Not long after, Hornbach said two boys came down the street...
  • Former congressional candidate Kyle Van De Water (Afghan Vet) dies. (possible suicide)

    09/08/2021 7:55:37 AM PDT · by 1Old Pro · 29 replies
    Albany Times Union ^ | 9.7.21 | Lauren Stanforth
    A Millbrook resident, Van De Water was a litigation attorney in Poughkeepsie and provided legal services to the U.S. Army Reserves, the Times Union reported when he campaigned for the House seat last year. Van De Water was an active duty member of the Army from 2006 to 2014 and was deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan. He graduated from Albany Law School and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Details concerning circumstances surrounding his death were unclear Tuesday night. His body was reportedly found in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.