Posts Tagged ‘veteran’

World War I veteran Ecaterina Teodoroiu is first woman to appear on Romanian banknote

For the first time in Romanian history, the face of a woman will appear on an official banknote. From December 1st, the image of World War I veteran Ecaterina Teodoroiu will circulate on legal tender worth €4. Following the death of her brother, a Sargent in the Romanian army, she enlisted and served as a […]

Veteran’s Day: Greek-Americans who Served Nation with Devotion

Captain John Calamos pictured in front of his aircraft while serving in the United States Air Force. Calamos, the CEO of Calamos Investments, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in 1968 for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight under heavy hostile attack in Vietnam. Courtesy John P. Calamos Throughout American history, many thousands of […]

Massachusetts Veteran Found Dead in VA Staircase After Month-Long Search

The decayed body of a veteran was located just 60 feet from his bedroom in an emergency stairwell of a Massachusetts VA after he had been missing for a month. Veteran Timothy White, 62, entered the Bedford Veterans Quarters in Bedford, Massachusetts, in January of 2020 after being homeless. On May 13 of 2020, White went […]

Highway Robbery in Reno: Nevada Cops Use Civil Forfeiture To Steal a Veteran’s Life Savings

Last February, while driving down a Nevada highway on the way to visit his daughters, Stephen Lara was robbed in plain sight. But his assailants were not ordinary criminals—they were police officers from Nevada Highway Patrol. Using a controversial legal tactic called civil forfeiture, the officers fabricated a reason to stop Lara, detained him for […]

Veteran Landlord Faces Homelessness After Moratorium Barred Her from Evicting Tenants

An Air Force veteran is now living out of her car after the eviction moratorium prevented her from pushing out tenants who eschewed rent payments for over a year. “Brandie LaCasse has been waiting on rent for nearly a year. She owns three properties in upstate New York, but the single mother and Air Force […]

Exclusive: Jay Collins, Green Beret Veteran Wounded in Afghanistan, Calls Biden’s Withdrawal ‘Heartbreaking’

United States Special Forces veteran Jay Collins, who was wounded multiple times in combat in Afghanistan, called the disastrous nature of President Joe Biden’s withdrawal “heartbreaking,” in an interview with Breitbart News this week. “We’ve spent a lot of blood, sweat, and tears in that country over the last couple of decades in giving back […]

Veteran opposition leader wins Zambia tense elections

Zambia’s veteran opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has won the southern African country’s presidency after taking more than 50% of the vote. Hichilema was declared president–elect by Esau Chulu, chairman of the Electoral Commission of Zambia, early Monday after results for 155 of the country’s 156 constituencies were announced. Hichilema, a 59-year old businessman contesting the […]

‘The Afghanistan War Was A Disaster;’ Veteran Danny Sjursen On US ‘Pullout’

The Pentagon has started closing military bases and pulling troops out of Afghanistan but confusion over what this means for the United States’ longest war exists. For clarification, Clearing the FOG speaks with retired US army major, author and activist, Danny Sjursen. He calls the Afghanistan War a disaster and says the United States would […]

Women’s US Soccer Team Turn Away From US Flag As 98-Yr-Old Veteran Plays National Anthem

Several women on the US soccer team on Monday humiliated a 98-year-old WWII veteran as he played the national anthem on a harmonica by turning their backs on him and the American flag. The US Women’s soccer team played against Mexico in East Hartford, Connecticut in a pre-Olympic sendoff game before heading to Japan. As […]

96-Year-Old WWII Veteran Travels 900 Miles to Visit Grave of Marine Who Saved His Life

A 96-year-old World War II veteran from Massachusetts traveled nearly 900 miles to South Carolina to pay tribute to a Marine, who saved his life 76 years ago. At the beginning of the year, Private Anthony Grasso, from Norwood, discovered where Lieutenant Frank DuBose had been laid to rest. DuBose gave his life for his former […]

AOC: I Am Basically a ‘War Veteran’ Now Because of The Capitol Riot

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she views herself as a ‘war veteran’ after surviving the January 6 Capitol riot. Yes, really. Speaking to the radio show Latino USA on Friday, AOC said she is receiving intense psychological therapy and described U.S. lawmakers as having “served in war” following the “all-out, attempted coup.” She confided in fellow “Squad” […]

Belgian Veteran Goes Rambo, Goes Underground to Fight Lockdown Tyrant Regime

Home » Europe, Wars / Conflicts » Belgian Veteran Goes Rambo, Goes Underground to Fight Lockdown Tyrant Regime     Hundreds of troops from Belgium, and beyond, have now thoroughly searched a vast area in the country where a fugitive soldier armed with highly dangerous weapons is believed to be hiding. However, no trace of […]

Pennsylvania Woman Leaves Her Full-Time Job to Launch Veteran’s Charity

A Pennsylvania woman left her full-time job as an educator after 17 years to launch a charity aimed at helping veterans. Christy Lucas said her inspiration to launch her charity, Roots for Boots, came from a calling to give to those who have served our country. “I always had a giving heart and always just […]

PTSD-afflicted IDF veteran still critical after setting himself alight

The condition of an IDF veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder remained critical Tuesday, a day after he set himself alight outside a Defense Ministry office that handles the rehabilitation of injured soldiers. During the night Itzik Saidyan, 26, was transferred to the intensive care unit at Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, where he […]

AP Wording Suggests Vehicle Killed Capitol Police Veteran, Not Murderer Behind the Wheel

Leftists across Twitter, many of them journalists, scrambled to delete tweets after they falsely claimed the Boulder mass shooter, an Islamist from Syria who reportedly had ISIS sympathies, was “white.” Earlier today, the gunman was revealed as Ahmad Al-Issa, a migrant from Syria who routinely complained about Donald Trump, “racism” and “Islamophobia” on his Facebook […]

Veteran Intelligence Professionals For Sanity On Avoiding War In Ukraine

Above photo: Foreign policy. Dear President Biden, We last communicated with you on December 20, 2020, when you were President-elect. At that time, we alerted you to the dangers inherent in formulating a policy toward Russia built on a foundation of Russia-bashing. While we continue to support the analysis contained in that memorandum, this new memo serves […]

Wounded Afghanistan Veteran Gets Donated Home

A wounded Afghanistan veteran from Minnesota received a donated home from the Tunnel to Towers Foundation on Thursday. Army Spc. John Mullen fought in the Afghanistan War and lost both of his legs. From then on, he lost much of his day-to-day independence until now. The Tunnels to Towers Foundation donated a custom-built home in […]

Veteran Minneapolis officer Richard Zimmerman says kneeling on George Floyd’s neck was ‘totally unnecessary’

The longest-serving policeman with the Minneapolis police department said on Friday in court that former officer Derek Chauvin used a “totally unnecessary” amount of force when he kneeled on George Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes. “Totally unnecessary,” lieutenant Richard Zimmerman said when asked whether that sort of move was justified in the situation. […]

Officer killed in attack outside Capitol an 18-year veteran

WASHINGTON — A US Capitol Police officer who died after a man rammed his car into him and another officer at a barricade was identified as an 18-year veteran of the force. William “Billy” Evans joined the department in 2003 and was a member of its first responders unit. President Joe Biden said in a […]

Veteran police officer William Evans killed in US Capitol incident

A long-serving policeman has died after a driver rammed his vehicle into officers at a security barricade outside the US Capitol. The incident took place at about 1 pm local time. The car, a blue Sedan, reportedly crashed into a barrier on Capitol Hill in Washington, injuring two police officers. The driver left the car […]

Family Eatery Rewards Loyal Army Veteran With 100 Meals for His 100th Birthday

A family-run restaurant in Ohio has found the perfect way to honor their favorite customer on his milestone birthday. The restaurant is gifting its loyal patron, a U.S. Army veteran, 100 meals when he turns 100 years of age at the end of this month. Ben & Joy’s Restaurant in Mount Sterling launched a campaign, […]

Surviving WW2 Veteran Recounts Harrowing Story Of The Lack Of Trans Representation On D-Day

Surviving WW2 Veteran Recounts Harrowing Story Of The Lack Of Trans Representation On D-Day LINCOLN, NE—One of the last surviving veterans who survived the D-Day invasion, Otto Bernard, opened up to reporters recently to tell his harrowing story of the bloody fight against entrenched German forces on Omaha Beach. According to Bernard, his terrifying experience was […]

Was the Shooting of a Female Veteran at the Capitol Staged?

“They shot a girl!” someone yelled as the crowd ran out of the southeast entrance. She died later that day, police said. She was one of four fatalities from the violent rioting that wreaked havoc through the halls of Congress on Wednesday, halting the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral victory. But was this all […]

WATCH: Dealership, Neighbors Surprise Veteran with Car: ‘You Guys Gave Me Hope’

A woman who arrived in Minnesota with only a backpack and $200 got a huge surprise recently from her community. “Navy veteran Sierra was on her last leg when the community she now lives in came together to give her the gift of a new car,” WCCO reported Wednesday. Joe and Jake Mauer of Mauer Main […]

Reverend Slammed For Declaring Clapping For Dead Veteran Is ‘Cult Of White British Nationalism’

Another ‘racism’ scandal in football erupted after a match official referred to a black guy as a “black guy,” and was punished with a 10 match ban. Yes, really. The incident happened during a Champions League game between Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir on Tuesday night. Romanian official Sebastian Coltescu was accused of racially abusing […]

Captain Tom Moore, WW2 Veteran Who Raised Millions For UK Health Workers, Dies Age 100

Captain Sir Tom Moore has died at the age of 100 after testing positive for COVID-19. The charity fundraiser was taken to Bedford Hospital on Sunday after being treated for pneumonia for some time and testing positive for coronavirus last week. In a statement, his daughters Hannah and Lucy said: “It is with great sadness […]

VIDEO — Maine Veteran Builds Temporary Housing for Homeless Veterans: ‘We’re Keeping Them Alive’

A veteran in Boothbay, Maine, is helping fellow veterans struggling with homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic. “Ed Harmon, a service officer with the American Legion post in Boothbay, Maine, retrofits trailers into living spaces through a project he calls the Veterans Emergency Temporary Shelter, or VETS,” Fox 10 reported Friday. The trailers serve as temporary […]

Veteran Celebrates Nuclear Ban Treaty

By Gerry Condon, Popular Resistance. January 19, 2021 | Educate! Above photo: Sailing in Bellingham, Washington Harbor, on The Golden Rule, August 20, 2016. Gerry Condon. As a veteran concerned about issues of war and peace, I am happy to celebrate the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), the important new international […]

Blind Veteran Adopts San Diego Rescue Dog Without Eyes

A blind three-year-old Lab/Shepherd who had his eyes removed is going to a loving family, including a blind veteran. Louis was brought to a California animal shelter in December 2020 after his previous owners removed his eyes due to an eye infection instead of deciding to treat the infection and then discovered they could not care for […]

Disabled Pennsylvania Veteran Receives Roof for Damaged Home

A disabled Pennsylvania veteran received a roof for his damaged home after a local roofing company reached out to help. “The city was getting involved, and she was concerned about losing her house,” Laurence Rissler, owner of LR Roofing Systems, told WTAJ. Rissler said he received a call from the woman and felt inspired to replace her […]

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