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I Saw Our Federal Workforce Defy The Terrorists After 9/11

September 11, 2019 by

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By Kay Coles James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ This week, we honor the memories of those fellow Americans we lost in New York, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. We also remember the acts of heroism of America’s first responders, our armed forces, and average Americans. There were […]

ANZAC Day – 25th April 2019

April 25, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Why is ANZAC Day so important in Australia? At 4.15AM on Sunday the 25th April 1915 an untried Corps of Australian soldiers waded ashore from the longboats that had brought them there from the large troopships further out to sea. As they came ashore in the dawn’s half light they were […]

ANZAC Day – 25th April 2018

April 25, 2018 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Why is ANZAC Day so important in Australia? At 4.15AM on Sunday the 25th April 1915 an untried Corps of Australian soldiers waded ashore from the longboats that had brought them there from the large troopships further out to sea. As they came ashore in the dawn’s half light they were […]

ANZAC Day – 25th April 2017

April 25, 2017 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Why is ANZAC Day so important in Australia? At 4.15AM on Sunday the 25th April 1915 an untried Corps of Australian soldiers waded ashore from the longboats that had brought them there from the large troopships further out to sea. As they came ashore in the dawn’s half light they were […]

Remembering Those Who Never Came Home

May 30, 2016 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ During the mid-2000s, I attended my son’s graduation from the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia, in a ceremony where the commencement address was given by then-Secretary of Defense Bob Gates. Like many who attend graduations, I have no recall of what Gates said to the collective students, faculty, and […]

ANZAC Day – 25th April 2016

April 25, 2016 by

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By Anton Lang ~ The importance of ANZAC Day in Australia At 4.15AM on Sunday the 25th April 1915 an untried Corps of Australian soldiers waded ashore from the longboats that had brought them there from the large troopships further out to sea. As they came ashore in the dawn’s half light they were mowed […]

Cutting Back On ANZAC Day At Gallipoli? Didn’t We Say We Wouldn’t Let The Terrorists Win?

December 3, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ ANZAC Day, April 25th, is the most revered day on the Australian calendar. For background on this most important of days, see the information and further links at the following link…..TonyfromOz. ANZAC Day – 25th April 2015 – Centenary Commemoration Pardon? What happened to all that talk about not letting the […]