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Despite Controversies, We Need To Encourage Voluntary Military Service

July 3, 2021 by


By James Carafano ~ Just in time for July Fourth, The Heritage Foundation released a citizen’s guide that encourages youth to consider serving in America’s armed forces. Voluntary military service has never been more important to keeping American democracy alive and well. It safeguards all Americans’ freedom, liberty, and prosperity. Parents might wonder, particularly now, […]

Memorial Day Vow: ‘Never Again Will One Generation Of Veterans Abandon Another’

May 31, 2021 by


By Robert Wilkie ~ There have been times when America has forgotten why we sent Americans overseas—and the duty we have to care for those who carry this nation’s freedom on their backs. After Vietnam, there were no “welcome home” parades. As a youth, I saw senior officers in America’s most decorated combat division refused […]

House Duo Target 3 Books Of ‘Poison’ On Navy’s Reading List For Sailors

March 17, 2021 by


By Fred Lucas ~ Two members of Congress are asking the Navy to pull three books promoting identity politics and wokeness from its official reading list. The books teach young sailors that they’re being asked to fight and possibly die for “a systemically racist country,” the lawmakers say. The books—“How to Be an Antiracist” by […]

Why Vets’ Service Is Worthy Of Reflection On Veterans Day – And The Rest Of The Year

November 11, 2020 by


By Janae Diaz and James Di Pane ~ This Veterans Day, we have great reason to thank our many veterans and reflect on the immeasurable value of their service. Celebrated every year on Nov. 11, what we now know as Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day, for the day the Treaty of Versailles was signed […]

Memorial Day Reflections, 2018

May 27, 2018 by


By Dr. Mark Hendrickson ~ If there ever was a day in the American calendar that invites reflection, it is Memorial Day. As we pause to remember and honor the hundreds of thousands of our compatriots who have laid down their lives while serving in our armed forces, I invite you to ponder two points. […]

Armed Forces Day

May 20, 2011 by


By Alan Caruba Saturday, May 21, is Armed Forces Day. Unless you are on active duty, a military family member, or a veteran, I suspect this is one national holiday that slips under the radar of most Americans. I am a veteran, U.S. Army, Second Infantry Division, Second Engineer Battalion, formerly based in Fort Benning, […]

Where Have All The Young Men Gone?

October 30, 2010 by


By Karen McKay When Richard Nixon ended the draft, America lost something vital to its soul. The quality of our military has not suffered. We have a splendid volunteer force defending our country and freedom right now. It’s the best educated, best trained and best equipped force we have ever had. They are not the […]

Medal For Defence Force Service

April 10, 2010 by


If you click on the image, it will open in a new and larger window. I have mentioned in earlier posts that I served as a member of the Military Forces here in Australia, in my case, the Royal Australian Air Force. I served for 25 years from January 1967 until April of 1992. That […]