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Our Disappearing World War II Veterans: Who Tells Their Stories?

Brenda M. Cotter | Posted 04.27.2016 | Impact
Brenda M. Cotter

My father would be 97 years old on May 12th. I lost him five years ago and, during those five years, over 1 million more World War II veterans have p...

Wishes for Our Warriors

Jeremy Bloom | Posted 05.21.2016 | Impact
Jeremy Bloom

Seven years ago, I started Wish of a Lifetime, a non-profit that grants lifelong wishes to the oldest people in our country, because they are the forgotten ones and we aim to change that.

Senate Unanimously Approves Prayer Plaque At War Memorial

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 06.06.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Just in time for the 70th anniversary of D-Day Friday (June 6), the U.S. Senate by unanimous consent passed a bill to include a prayer plaque at...

Arin Greenwood

WWII Memorial Closed? Let's Privatize It | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Are you fantasizing about Congress ending the shutdown so you can once again have access to the capital's blocked attractions? Well, her...

Bless You, Our Elected Officials, Steve King and Michele Bachmann

Norman Lear | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Norman Lear

I'm a WWII veteran myself. I like that the men and women who served alongside me can visit the monument in their honor. But maybe a better tribute from our Tea Party politicians would be to step away from the cameras and end this shutdown that they themselves created.

Ryan J. Reilly

RNC Offers To Fund The Part Of Government Shutdown Grabbing The Most Media Attention | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican National Committee engaged in a political stunt Wednesday, with Chairman Reince Priebus offering to give the government a...

Paul Rails Against 'Goons' Keeping Vets Out Of WWII Memorial

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) accused President Barack Obama's administration of sending "goons" to block veterans from visiting the World War II Memorial in...

Badass WWII Veterans Defy Government Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

With Congress unwilling or unable to pass a measure to fund the government, federal officials were forced to announce a shutdown on Tuesday, bringing ...