Tagged: Afghanistan War

Patriot Day 9/11/2014: A Day of Remembrance

In the United States, Patriot Day occurs on September 11th of each year, designated in memory of the 2,977 killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Initially, the day was called the Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of the Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001. U.S. House of Representatives Joint Resolution 71 was approved by a vote of… Read more

Veteran’s Day Project Aims to Recite Names of All Fallen Soldiers Since the Revolutionary War

Veteran’s Day Event to Honor ALL Fallen Soldiers A group of United States Marines have set their minds to undertaking an ambitious Veteran’s Day project . . . they are recruiting veterans from around the country to read the names of every fallen soldier from the Revolutionary War to the present.  Not just those from Afghanistan; not just those from… Read more
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Patriot Day 9/11/2013 A Day of Remembrance

In the United States, Patriot Day occurs on September 11 of each year, designated in memory of the 2,977 killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Initially, the day was called the Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of the Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001. U.S. House of Representatives Joint Resolution 71 was approved by a vote of… Read more

Study Shows Sleep or Lack of Plays Important Role in PTSD

Attention Veterans and Supporters: Researchers Report Lack of Sleep May Effect PTSD Symptoms and Seeking Treatment May Be Beneficial During a roundtable discussion on the role of sleep in PTSD during a recent “Military Health System Research Symposium” in Ft. Lauderdale, FL the Director of the Military Operational Medicine Research Program, Army Col. Castro said that as many as 90%… Read more

Homeless Veterans Stand Down Event Scheduled For April 5th – 7th, 2013

On any given night in the Big Bend area, we have several hundred Homeless Veterans, countless numbers of these veterans are homeless due to conditions resulting from combat in a foreign country while giving their all to keep our citizens safe at home. Many of these veterans have only primitive sleeping conditions, sleeping on the cold ground, often on an… Read more

Veteran’s Day Project Aims to Recite Names of All Fallen Soldiers Since the Revolutionary War

Veteran’s Day Event to Honor ALL Fallen Soldiers A group of United States Marines have set their minds to undertaking an ambitious Veteran’s Day project . . . they are recruiting veterans from around the country to read the names of every fallen soldier from the Revolutionary War to the present.  Not just those from Afghanistan; not just those from… Read more
Patriot Day (9/11 Remembrance Day)

Patriot Day 9/11/2012: A Day of Remembrance

In the United States, Patriot Day occurs on September 11 of each year, designated in memory of the 2,977 killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Initially, the day was called the Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of the Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001. U.S. House of Representatives Joint Resolution 71 was approved by a vote of… Read more