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Thank a Veteran?

When I joined the Army in 1987, I didn’t do so out of some overwhelming patriotic duty, or a desire to uphold the Constitution or to preserve American freedom. I did it because I was looking for a better job than I had, and the Army had some cool jobs, decent pay (if you consider […]

The End of the War in Iraq

President Barack Obama has made it official; “Let me say this as plainly as I can: by August 31, 2010, our combat mission in Iraq will end.” This is a direct quote from the President’s speech to the Marines at Camp Lejeune on February 27, 2009. He went on to say that pursuant to the […]