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Adam Toledo Killed by CPD: When Does it Stop?

The recent shooting in Minnesota of Daunte Wright by a 26 year veteran of the Brooklyn Center P.D. when she believed she had a taser…

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Soviet Army Divisions Amongst Soldiers During the Cold War

During my research of other aspects of the Cold War I was not directly involved with, I began to speak with customers that I visit…

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Why We Still Have the Bomb? I’ll Tell You Why

I just finished reading an opinion piece from CNN by former Undersecretary of Defense for Research and and Engineering during the Carter Administration William J….

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Russia: The Paradox of a Frenemy

I remember the nuclear ‘duck and cover’ drills as a child. As soon as the loud siren sounded, we were to take our books from…

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Veteran Pension Now Available to All Veterans

The VA has introduced a pension program that is available to all veterans who served during a period of war, regardless if they served 20…

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64th Ordnance at the Edge of the World

I was excited when I first arrived at Fischbach bei Dahn, the German town in which the 64th Ordnance Company was located. I just turned…

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Cold War Conversations Podcast and Keeping History Alive

I came across the Cold War Conversations website a few weeks ago while replying to posts on Twitter. After following the link to their website,…

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Financial Compensation for Veterans in Illinois

The State of Illinois offers a one-time financial award of $100 for eligible veterans who served during wartime. The program applies to veterans who served…

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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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