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Bataan Death March

In the Yellowstone Valley, a Beet Farmer With an Artist's Soul

Carrie La Seur | Posted 11.03.2014 | Arts
Carrie La Seur

It has microbreweries, artists, a cowboy hat-fixing genius, solar-powered lofts, and huge summer street events, along with homeless people, addicts, and the occasional break-in or fatal stabbing in an alley.

Veterans of Foreign Wars: 'Doing Good Things'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.03.2014 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

From what I hear, read and see, the VFW does a fine job at the national level. But, as with any large organization, many of the "good things" take place where the rubber hits the road, at the local Posts.

Dear Survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda

Bino A. Realuyo | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Bino A. Realuyo

I wish you courage as you remind the world that no one wins a war declared against nature. I wish you a torch of light and truth as you fight those who will keep telling you that forgiveness can only be found in silence. I wish you a weapon called voice.

Cruz Apologizes For 'Offensive' Remark

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) apologized to U.S. Filipino veterans for comparing his long anti-Obamacare speech to the Bataan Death March. At the conclus...

Friday Talking Points -- Ted Cruz: Senator Ham-I-Am

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Talk about missing the point. And no, I do not refer to the mindless mainstream media (who apparently don't know the difference between "a filibuster" and "a 21-hour ego trip").

Ted Cruz Owes Filipino Vets an Apology for Despicable Disingenuous Bataan Death March Allusion

Christine Pelosi | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

For a sitting senator to compare less than 24 hours standing in the ornate confines of the Senate chamber to weeks of torture on a freezing forced death march into concentration camps is despicable.

War Memories Are Made of These

Dorian de Wind | Posted 01.07.2013 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

It is likely that we have already heard firsthand from our World War II veterans most of the stories from that dreadful war and that we may not hear many more new ones as these heroes are leaving us at an alarming rate of 800 to 1,000 each and every day.

Oldest Filipino WWII Veteran Dies At 111

AP | OLIVER TEVES | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines said Wednesday its oldest World War II veteran, who escaped from Japanese troops before the infamous Bataan Dea...

A House in the Texas Hill Country Becomes a Home for a Vietnam War Veteran

Dorian de Wind | Posted 04.24.2012 | Good News
Dorian de Wind

Fellow veterans gave this Coast Guard veteran the "welcome home" he didn't receive nearly 40 years ago and their wishes that, in Veterans Cove, he will finally find a safe and peaceful harbor.

Congress Is Missing in Action for the POWs/MIAs

Ralph Levenberg | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics
Ralph Levenberg

It is time for Japan's companies to apologize to the POWs and establish a program of remembrance. Our blood and despair helped sustain them. I do not want compensation. I simply ask for a genuine apology and that my presence be remembered.

Investigating Bush-Cheney Torture Policies "By the Book"

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

It would be betrayal of the sacrifices of Americans like my grandfather to selectively prosecute the low-level offenders at Abu Ghraib and ignore the policy makers who set the violations of the Geneva Convention in motion.

Time Running Out For Filipino Veterans

Jonah Lalas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jonah Lalas

Many thousands of Filipinos answered Roosevelt's call to join the U.S. forces fighting Japan in the Philippines, but had been denied the benefits they were promised until last month.