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Veteran Burial Benefits

I know this is a subject that we do want to think about. We were young once, full of life and perhaps a bit “wild”….

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How to Request a Copy of a DD214

A few years ago, I had to request a copy of my DD214. My original copies were so bad they were barely legible, and some…

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The Death of Qasem Soleimani should Unify Americans, not Drive them Apart.

After the recent killing of the Iranian general Qasem Soleimani by American drones while he was driving in a motorcade outside of the Baghdad Airport…

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Pritzker Museum’s “Stories of Service”

I am happy to have been a part of the Pritzker Military Museum’s Oral History Program. Earlier in November 2018, the museum staff put together…

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Audio History Interview at the Pritzker Military Museum and Library

On May 18th, I had the privilege of taking part in the Pritzker Military Museum and Library‘s oral history project. The project seeks to record…

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Business Insider’s Misguided Article on Trump and Nuclear Weapons

I came across a fascinating op-ed piece written by Dave Mosher in Business Insider, Trump Wants to make Nuclear Weapons Easier to Use, and that…

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Cold War Recognition Certificate

The Cold War Recognition Certificate is available for any veteran and government employee who served honorably between Sept. 2nd, 1945 and Dec. 26th, 1991. From…

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The Nuclear Option with North Korea

When I was in the army in the early ’90s, nuclear weapons were still deployed by the Army in South Korea; artillery fired 155mm and…

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Military Veteran Truck Driver Positions

Open truck driving positions are at an all time high in the United States. Large companies such as Swift, C.R. England, J.B. Hunt and Werner…

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Illinois Veterans Grant

The Illinois Veteran Grant was implemented as a tool for returning veterans to attend to public colleges and universities in Illinois at no cost. The…

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