Category Archives: Afghanistan

Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting for Word on Their Relatives at the 452nd CSH, Afghanistan

At the 452nd CSH in Afghanistan, civilian casualties would be brought by medivac helicopter, car, donkey and sometimes dragged in on blankets by relatives. Relatives who made it to the hospital and could pass security and Civil Affairs checks were … Continue reading

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The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Friend

Where I left you. 6,916 Memorial Mile Chapter 25 Veterans for Peace, Clarence Kailin Chapter Friend

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After The Folded Flag: Memorial Day and Gold Star Families

A stoic widow graciously accepting the folded flag makes a dramatic end to a movie, but what comes after? For the thousands of family members of Americans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, and thousands more from previous wars, Memorial Day … Continue reading

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