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Why one woman honors veterans

Why does this woman honor veterans? It could be argued that she does because she is one. Marie Tillman is for certain a veteran of something that the mere thought of makes married women shudder: she lost her husband. But … Continue reading

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Memorial Day is a great time to honor the living

Memorial Day. For those who can think beyond the barbecues, pool parties and first-of-summer sales, we think of our fallen heroes.  We think of those men and women who have laid down their lives for our opportunity to have those … Continue reading

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Thinking about adopting? How about a WWII veteran?

Honor Flight DFW has just launched an inventive initiative to help assist the non-profit in raising much-needed funds toward its goal of getting the 400+ veterans on its waiting list (all WWII veterans at this point) to Washington, D.C., to … Continue reading

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His day in court

On Saturday, I get to take a very special veteran to court. Yes, to court. He committed no crime; in fact, he is being honored by DFW-based volunteers of the Veterans History Project, a legislatively supported initiative of the U.S. … Continue reading

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Military families and cars? Sign me up!

NASCAR and its fans have always been a patriotic bunch. Now, the group is choosing to honor U.S. military families through the NASCAR Foundation with NASCAR Unites. The initiative will help bring funds and awareness to military families, who are … Continue reading

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That’s right, they did…..

In tonight’s State of the Union address, the President opened his speech by pointing out that the veterans of the Greatest Generation were responsible for building the stability we all enjoyed upon their return from war. He said: “At the … Continue reading

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Faces of Freedom

Want to see what freedom looks like? Peer into the faces of three gentlemen who have not only served our country, but have also been prisoners of war. Mr. Lemons, Mr. Riley and Mr. Perdue are all members of the … Continue reading

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