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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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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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Guest Post by Donna Zephrine: First Time Experience In the Military

Guest Post by Donna Zephrine: Donna is an Iraq War Veteran and an accomplished writer. A full bio can be found at http://blogground.com/contributor-bios/ First time experience in military At Hunter Army Air Field in Georgia I was responsible for conducting … Continue reading

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