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(Video) Veteran’s Day playlist: Dire Straits, ‘Brothers in Arms’ (with bonus track)

This is a very old song, which I first heard way back in the day at the close of an episode of “Miami Vice” — must have been in junior high school. If you’re not old enough to remember “Miami … Continue reading

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President honors vets, MObama surprises troops (and Bush promotes his book) **UPDATED**

… and George W. Bush promotes his book. Happy Veterans Day, America!

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With thanks (and sorrow) on Veterans Day

On this Veterans Day and every day, an humble thank you to all who have served. Get a history of Veterans Day here.

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A somber Veterans Day

With the country having just memorialized those murdered at Fort Hood, and with our troops dying in increasing numbers in Afghanistan, and still dying in Iraq, it’s another sad Veterans Day. Still, here’s to all of those who have served, … Continue reading

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Europe’s altogether different day

This day has a different significance across the pond, where the “war to end all wars” took place just outside the door: For Americans, Veterans Day celebrates the survivors of all the nation’s 20th and 21st century wars. In France … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day!

To all our fighting men and women, who’ve served in wars present and past, in combat and not … thank you for your service and heroism, and my God bless you and your families. Whether or not you agree with … Continue reading

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