From Antioch to Afghanistan: Ty Carter’s Journey of Heroism

From Antioch to Afghanistan: Ty Carter’s Journey of Heroism

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Ty Carter has always felt best knowing what he was doing had a purpose. The Army staff sergeant's purpose was clear on the morning of Oct. 3, 2009. With his unit outnumbered 10-to-1, the former Antioch resident fought off Taliban attackers at an … [Read more...]

Media Favors Miley Over Military Honors

Media Favors Miley Over Military Honors

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With all going on in the world this week--reports of chemical weapons in Syria and speeches by Secretary of State John Kerry on the topic; unrest and killings in Egypt; murders of WWII veterans; shootings of young athletes out of … [Read more...]

5 Fun Facts – Happy 238th Birthday To The U.S. Army

5 Fun Facts – Happy 238th Birthday To The U.S. Army

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Twice in the past year I toured Mount Vernon, the estate of George Washington, our first President and General of the Continental Army. When I visited the tomb where he and his wife Martha were laid to rest, I had an unexpected reaction. I wept, so … [Read more...]

Medal of Honor Recipient Says No Thanks to State Of The Union Invite

Medal of Honor Recipient Says No Thanks to State Of The Union Invite

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Something politicians can learn from our service members--a little word called "humility." While it is an honor to be invited to the State of the Union, many military personnel do not wish to be the center of attention. They do not ask for fame or … [Read more...]