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Veterans Poetry: Wondered About the Poppy? In Flanders Fields

Ever wondered about those poppies popping up everywhere on Veterans Day? In Flanders Fields by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae is the inspiration. LTC McCrea was a physician, surgeon, writer, artist, and poet from Canada who served in Europe during WWI. He … Continue reading

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Veterans Poetry of Peace: Beyond Armistice in Korea

In honor of Armistice Day: Beyond the Armistice, what peace would look like written by Korean poet Ko Un, a veteran of the Korean War Peace is a wave, a rolling, living wave. Beneath that wave swim every kind of … Continue reading

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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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