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Suicide Soldiers: The Grim Math of How We Got Here

by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

The last months of 2010 were a grim reminder of our nation’s long history of failing its veterans when statisticians noted a sudden increase in the already high numbers of World War II veterans who committed suicide. They capped off a year that saw four […]

Public Service Announcement: Attention Veterans Of Iraq And Afghanistan

Readjustment challenges of combat stress compound the many other challenges servicemen and women face when they return to civilian life. Many times, the only other person who understands that experience and can help with readjustment and, if necessary, recommend mental health services, is another veteran.

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“The Armistice”: World War I ends on 11 November 1918 – Veterans Day 2008

The Cost Of War robs the world of its ability to pay the price of civilization. Learning to live WITH this planet is a much more noble cause than depopulating the planet of human life. […]

McCain Palin Dishonor Soldiers With FAKE Military Film

Disgusting! Disingenuous! And, this is only week one of the the McCain Plain “bullshit express.” As Sarah Palin continues to tell us about her son leaving for Iraq on 9/11, the RNC put up a fake video of a soldiers funeral at the convention. Palin, the McCain foot soldier of “Country First,” goes […]

But, When They Come Home …

This photo was taken on March 25, 2003.

Soldier in famous photo never defeated ‘demons’

They found Dwyer lying on his back, his clothes soiled with urine and feces. Scattered on the floor around him were dozens of spent cans of Dust-Off, a refrigerant-based aerosol normally used to clean electrical equipment.

Dwyer […]

British Veterans In Worse Condition Than US Veterans?

British soldiers forced to take loans to eat

LONDON: Many soldiers in the British army are living in poverty, and some of them are so poor that they are unable to eat and are forced to rely on emergency food voucher schemes set up by the ministry of defence, claims a damning and […]