Category Archives: Feature Stories

Best US Cities for Vets to Settle Down

When we talk about our fellow veterans, especially returning vets, one size does not fit all. Some vets return willing and able to find a job and go back to domestic life. Others want to go back to school. Some … Continue reading

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Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument (Texas Country Reporter)

An OUTSTANDING video on the Vietnam Veterans Monument in Austin, Texas, brought to my attention by Spur 3, Chuck Oualline:

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Vietnam POWs Taking Responsibility when Deprived of All Rights

Produced by Pleasant Valley Middle School:

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Military Tech Innovations: Hybrid Stealth Motorcycle

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working with Logos Technology to develop a near-silent hybrid-electric motorcycle for military use. This technology could not only create a stealthy weapon for the military, but also a new way to combat greenhouse … Continue reading

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The Collings Foundation’s F-100F and Colonel George “Bud” Day Celebration and Flight

A great video honoring a great American hero:

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Remembering D-Day, June 6th 1944

D-Day, June 6, 1944 – U.S. Army Complete Broadcast Day D-Day (June 6, 1944) Scenes From D-Day, Then and Now – The Atlantic The lead P-51 below flew four sorties over Normandy on D-Day and was recently restored:

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New to Civilian Life? Tips for Financing a Car

One of the biggest adjustments newly-minted veterans can face is getting approved for loans. Once you’re out of the service, you’ll probably want, if not need, a reliable car. Even if you already have a car, it’s a good bet … Continue reading

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Veterans Find Help In Going Back to School

Colleges are enrolling veterans at record numbers in 2014 and much of that is thanks to the assistance our country gives to veterans who want to pursue an education. But returning to college after a life in the service is … Continue reading

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A Nation In Decline?

There is much discussion if the United States is in decline; I for one believe we are. What happened to the days when America built the hydroelectric dams in the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the dams along the Columbia River … Continue reading

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Run For the Wall: Preparing for a Ride Across the US

In 1989, motorcyclists and Vietnam veterans James Gregory and Bill Evans set out on a two-wheeled mission across America to raise awareness about the ‚Äúthousands of men and women [in the armed forces] still unaccounted for from all of our … Continue reading

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Returning Veterans Have Access to Many Benefits

Returning from service overseas can be a difficult transition for veterans and their families. Private citizens, corporate entities, and government agencies may all be grateful for the service that you provided during your time in uniform, but even so, they … Continue reading

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Why We Died? America’s War Veterans Betrayed Again…

Updated 10 Jan 2014 Newsletter comment: America’s brave Iraq & Afghanistan vets are now asking themselves the very same questions we who fought in Vietnam have done all these many years after the fall of South Vietnam; what was it … Continue reading

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From our family to yours, Merry Christmas!

Video of our Christmas memories from 2008-2012. God Bless and enjoy the miracle of the season! – Roger

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GM and U.S. Army Partner to Use New Technology in Cars

In the ongoing pursuit of greener and more fuel-efficient vehicle technology, General Motors has joined forces with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development & Engineering Center (TARDEC) to develop and test new hydrogen fuel cell technology. Both GM and … Continue reading

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Remembering President John F. Kennedy

50 years ago: JFK’s tragic final hours – FoxNews – 22 Nov 13 Newsletter comment: Anyone that was alive that day remembers this tragedy all too well. I was in Mr. Lumley’s history class when he announced to the class … Continue reading

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