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  • Americans in Iraq
    Obama sends 275 troops to Iraq as he says he won't
    Obama just said that he is not deploying troops to Iraq, but of course he is. He has to send troops to protect embassy personnel. Soon, he will have to send troops to protect land-based drone deployment. Larger contingents of Americans require...
  • Memorial Day honoring veterans
    Memorial Day to honor those who served our country
    Albany will be celebrating Memorial Day today with a parade that kicks off at 9:30am. It will start from Partridge St and Central Ave, proceed east on Central Ave, continuing east on Washington Ave to the parade’s end at N. Hawk St just east...
  •  'Goodyear Gives Back' Campaign
    Goodyear honors troops
    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, exclusive tire supplier of NASCAR's three major national series, has launched its fifth annual "Goodyear Gives Back" charitable program benefiting the Support Our Troops® organization.To...
  • Russian armored vehicles
    Russia massing troops on Ukrainian border
    Russia confirmed on Mar 13 a new round of military operations adjacent to the border with eastern Ukraine. Russia’s military chief, Gen. Valery V. Gerasimov in Moscow contacted NATO Gen. Knud Bartles of Denmark, to consult on commencement of...
  • American hero
    Reduced to tears, Marines honor woman for simple acts of kindness
    Nancy Wilde never expected any recompense for what she considered small acts of decency and kindness in a world that isn't always decent or kind, but thanks is what she got from an unexpected source, as reported by the Wausau Daily Herald(of...
  • Goodwill and good cheer are what the holiday season is about
    Goodwill and good cheer are what the holiday season is about
    These are the types of activities that you find students involved n and involved with around Christmastime and done with great enthusiasm, all for the sake of goodwill. The Department of Afterschool Programminghas teamed up with school programs...
  • Boehner: Military death benefits should have been paid through troops bill
    Death benefits for troops: House is set to pass a bill to pay families of fallen
    The House of Representatives is set to pass a bill on Wednesday that would restore funding to pay death benefits to U.S. troops killed in service despite the government shutdown. According to an Oct. 9 article on NBC NEWS, the bill entitled...
  • UFC fighter Matt Brown says President Barack Obama 'needs a reality check'
    UFC fighter Matt Brown says President Barack Obama 'needs a reality check'
    According to an Oct. 8 post from Bloody Elbow, UFC fighter Matt Brown had some condescending words for President Barack Obama.When asked about his opinion on United States troops no longer being able to broadcast and view NFL games, Brown spoke...
  • Howie Long makes on air plea to end government shutdown so troops can watch NFL
    Howie Long makes on air plea to end government shutdown so troops can watch NFL
    Football legend Howie Long made an emotional plea Sunday for an end to the U.S. government shutdown. The Hall of Famer and current Fox NFL announcer, made his plea during Sunday's broadcast, saying the government shutdown has resulted in no...
  • USMC
    Obama's ordered shutdown cancels televising ball games for troops overseas
    "Make life as difficult for people as we can..."The Major League Baseball playoffs are underway, as well as the professional and college football seasons recently kicking off, but America’s troops serving overseas won’t be...
  • Gov. shutdown: Congress will get $174,000 pay, but troops may get stiffed
    Gov. shutdown: Congress will get $174,000 pay, but troops may get stiffed
    In the event of a government shutdown, the Congress is scheduled to receive their $174,000 per year salary, but the troops on active duty are not. The House voted unanimously to pass The Pay Our Military Act, but if the Senate does not pass it,...
  • Fourth of July: A baseball Tradition
    Baseball and the Fourth of July
    There are certain things in life that just go together. There is peanut butter and jelly, NASCAR and racing at Daytona, Football on Sundays, and Baseball on the Fourth of July. America’s favorite pastime is the game played on diamond with...
  • 'Who cares about the troops': Americans celebrate their freedom with fireworks
    'Who cares about the troops': Americans celebrate their freedom with fireworks
    Fourth of July 2013 has lost some of its sparkle for many patriotic Americans. According to a July 4 report onThe Blaze.com,the military has stayed with their decision to cancel the Fourth of July fireworks display for Marines at Camp Lejeune, N.C...
  • 'White House Down' free to military this July 4th
    Admission to 'White House Down' FREE to active military and veterans July 4th
    America's Independence Day is almost here and active military and veterans can take advantage of free admission valid for the 4th of July only on a first-come, first-served basis to "White House Down," the latest action movie...
  • Remembering On Memorial Day
    Celebrating Memorial Day With Family and Friends
    Come out and enjoy a parade that is being put on by the Saint Cloud VA Health Care System at 10:30 am this Monday! The VA will be hosting their annual event with the outdoor ceremony by 11:00 am. This years speaker is from the Minnesota National...