Posts Tagged “Military”

Tough questions: killings today & 50 years ago

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Tough questions: killings today & 50 years ago

Tough questions on killings today and 50 years ago. Is the military responsible for the recent killings of uniformed police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge. And a look back at the American attitude towards violence, Richard Speck, White Flight and racism By Ray Hanania July 21, 2016. As a veteran who served active duty during the Vietnam…

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Lyons Memorial Day ceremony will remember Vietnam veteran

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Lyons Memorial Day ceremony will remember Vietnam veteran

Lyons Memorial Day ceremony will remember Vietnam veteran By Steve Metsch This year’s observance of Memorial Day in Lyons will feature a new site and an old memory that dates back 50 years. Because of water main construction on Ogden Avenue, the event is being moved from the Eternal Flame in front of the water…

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Ben Carson’s Military Story In Question

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Ben Carson’s campaign admitted on Friday that a key point of the personal story which helped propel him as a national figure is false. In response to an inquiry from POLITICO, Carson’s office admitted that he fabricated the story surrounding his application and acceptance to the U.S. Military Academy. In the story recounted in Carson’s…

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Trump: “Nobody’s gonna mess with us”

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Earlier this month, Donald Trump discussed how he would handle being Commander in Chief. “I will rebuild our military. It will be so strong and so powerful and so great… that we’ll never have to use it. Nobody’s gonna mess with us.” The top brass at the Pentagon have been complaining for years that the…

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REPORTING IN, SIR: In the news, Dismissing Managers not the answer

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REPORTING IN, SIR: In the news, Dismissing Managers not the answer

REPORTING IN, SIR: In the news, Dismissing Managers not the answer Study the cause not the effect By Jerry Field The Veteran Administration Hospitals are under a scrutiny after what could be several violations of procedures at the Phoenix, AZ facility. All VA Hospitals are now under investigation.  The effects of these violations have been…

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“Reporting in, Sir!” Military Veterans need to join support groups to protect their benefits

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“Reporting in, Sir!” Military Veterans need to join support groups to protect their benefits

“Reporting in, Sir!” Military Veterans need to join support groups to protect their benefits By Jerry Field It appears that Service to Veterans has become an industry all its own. Those who have served are entitled to fair and reliable treatment and many excellent services are available for Veterans. The urgency to have young Veterans join a…

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