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Major Miguel Reece (Retired)
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Major Miguel Reece is a military veteran with more than thirty years of service as both an enlisted member and an officer in the U.S. Air Force. He served in Vietnam and the Middle East, as well as a member of Stabilization Forces in the Balkans.

He has a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University and a master’s degree from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri. After thirty years in the Air Force, he served for ten years with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Major Reece enjoyed working with veterans and making a difference in the lives of the beneficiaries. He often visited veterans with their families in their homes, nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, relatives’ homes, under bridges, in parks, or even in a tree house. He aspires to share these stories with the world and educate a new generation or remind society of the sacrifices the American veterans endured for the freedom of this nation and not to allow their stories to be forgotten.

Entries by Major Miguel Reece (Retired)

My Remarkable Veteran's Day Experience

(1) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 5:06 PM

I was mesmerized as I rode down Fifth Avenue in New York City. I was honored to ride on the City University of New York (CUNY) float during the annual Veterans' Day parade. I was simply overwhelmed by the outpouring of appreciation by thousands of Americans toward veterans who have...

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Retired VA Employee Shows Pride for New Disabled Veterans Memorial

(0) Comments | Posted October 23, 2014 | 12:47 PM

I am a veteran with more than 30 years of service both as an enlisted servicemember and as an officer. I served in Vietnam and the Middle East, in addition to serving as a member of the Stabilization Forces in the Balkans. When I retired, I chose to serve 10...

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My Visit With an Extraordinary Veteran Named Ramona

(0) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 7:54 PM

This is a story from one of the hardest days of my life.

One afternoon I rang the doorbell of a veteran named Ron. No one answered. I proceeded to go back to my car to write him a note. Then something horrific occurred.

Limousines showed up from...

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