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Killed in Action

To Americans who died in 'The Great War'

Michael Putzel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Michael Putzel

Note: The following guest blog  first appeared in the Northern Dutchess News in Dutchess County, New York. Story and photos by jim donick They c...

An American Cemetery in France

Michael Putzel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Michael Putzel

In memory of American soldiers killed in "The Great War," 1917-18 Photo by jim donick...

All Gave Some. Some Gave All.

Colonel David W. Sutherland | Posted 05.21.2016 | Impact
Colonel David W. Sutherland

This weekend marks one of the most sacred holidays of the year for me -- Memorial Day. It is a time to reflect on those who gave all for their country. It is our solemn duty to never forget and to honor their memories.

Those Who Bear the Cost

Jane Horton | Posted 08.03.2014 | Politics
Jane Horton

Our nation cannot continually Band-Aid our wounds by declaring us a national treasure and priority, yet pass us by while our legitimate needs are overlooked. We are the ones who have paid the highest price. We need America to help us heal.

Obama Lifting Ban on Women in Combat Makes the US Stronger

Jon Soltz | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Jon Soltz

Much has been said about President Obama's inauguration address possibly signaling an era of the bold, positive change so many expected from him. Today, a monumental move has been made, which shows that is exactly what is happening.

Army Ranger Who Made Historic Rescue Killed During 14th Deployment

Posted 12.27.2011 | Impact

By JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO — A soldier who was killed in a bomb explosion last week in Afghanistan was on his 14th combat deploy...

Obama's First Wartime Thanksgiving

Jeff Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Stein

Roosevelt thought sacrifice cause for celebration. He proclaimed Nov. 23, 1944, "a national day of Thanksgiving." Now another president faces Thanksgiving with troops dying in the field.

Remembering an Amazing Marine, Candidate, and Man

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

This week brought tragic news that among the painful and heartbreaking losses of those Killed in Action was Bill Cahir, a Marine Sergeant, killed in Afghanistan.