Say Thanks to the Troops
Some Veterans Charities Falling Short
Charity Expose: Veterans Charities Missing the Mark
2007 Veterans Charities Ratings
Veterans Charities Ratings Explained
Are there any honorable veterans charities?
Check out veterans charities before donating. Here's a good source.
How can I help veterans charities on a limited budget?
How to help local wounded warriors?
Requesting donation to charity with free gifts?
Report veterans charities engaged in deceptive solicitation practices
Want to be removed from charity mailing lists? Here's how.
You can stop unwanted charity calls from telemarketing services.
Great Veterans Charities Reviews!
Reviews of Veterans Charities:
American Veterans Foundation
Coalition to Salute America's Heroes
Disabled American Veterans
Disabled Veterans National Foundation
Foundation for American Veterans
Green Country Veterans Association
Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund
Marine Corps League
Marine Corps League Foundation
National Veterans Foundation
Review of National Veterans Foundation Financial Documents
National Veterans Services Fund
National Vietnam Veterans Foundation, Inc.
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing
Underprivileged Workers of America
United Proud Patriots Veterans Organization
United Veterans of Florida, Inc.
United War Veterans Council
U.S. Wounded Soldiers Foundation
Veterans Accredited Programs
Vietnam Veterans of America
Wounded Warrior Project
Ask your own questions about veterans charities.
Honor Their Service and Their Sacrifices
Medal of Honor
Medal of Honor Recipient Jason Dunham's mother has message for troops.
Army Spc Monica Brown, a teenage medic from Texas, earns Silver Star Medal in Afghanistan, only the second woman since World War II to receive America's third-highest award for valor in combat.
AO2 Marc Lee (SEAL), USN became the first Navy SEAL to give his life in Operation Iraqi Freedom, receiving the Silver Star Medal posthumously for standing in the line of fire three times to provide a diversion while a teammate was rescued from a Ramadi rooftop.
Army SFC Michael Loetz awarded Bronze Star Medal for Valor after saving the life of an Afghan truck driver under fire in 2007.
America's Most Decorated Soldier
PFC Charles Durning
USS New York, built from the World Trade Center
At her christening ceremony, USS New York (LPD-21)is already demonstrating her toughness.
USS New York sets sail for commissioning in New York City.
USS New York arrives in New York. Click the link for ship's visit schedule.
Amid a gala celebration, USS New York makes a splash in the Big Apple.
The largest re-enlistment ceremony in US history takes place on the 4th of July in Saddam's palace in Baghdad, as we celebrate our freedom, and that of Iraq.
A Mother's Day Tribute to Military Moms
Veterans Day Specials
The pride of Gold Star Service
Gold Star Siblings
The heroic actions of these men and women deserve some attention
Before You Go, a musical tribute to World War II veterans.
Little Rock teacher Martha Cothren, daughter of a WWII POW, teaches a valuable lesson about freedom.
It is the Soldier who preserves our freedoms
Military Spouses are heroes, too!
Why We Serve
Major Lisa Carter, a single-mom success story
Popular MilBlogger Andy Olmsted was determined to make a difference in Iraq.
White House Christmas Party for children of military families
World's Longest Christmas Parade
Christmas Wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery
Patriot Guard Riders Escort Wreaths to Arlington
Military Families Appreciation Week
JCS Chairman's message for Military Families Appreciation Week
We Must Never Forget September 11
We help the men of Baker Company remember 9-11
Navy pilot's open letter to the terrorists.
We Are The Nation. A tribute to Bug Roach
More tributes to Bug Roach
Setting the Record Straight
Messages from the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Where do we find such men and women?"
Resources providing assistance for America's Wounded Warriors
State-of-the-Art Amputee Care Center
VA Reaches Out to OIF and OEF Veterans
Can Mantras Help with Post-Traumatic Stress?
Bob Woodruff Family Fund Aids Wounded Warriors
Wounded Service Members Not Required to Repay Enlistment Bonuses
Center for the Intrepid
US Army Wounded Warrior Program
Wounded Warrior & Family Hotline
VA assigns Transition Patient Advocates to assist wounded veterans and their families.
VetConnect provides a helping hand to wounded service members making the transition back into their communities.
Free legal help for wounded veterans filing for VA disability
Marine Sgt. Jeremy Boutwell fought for four years to recover from serious injuries sustained in Iraq, and then for the opportunity to re-enlist and return to Iraq.
Politics and War
The 2008 Presidential Election
Senator Joe Lieberman urges non-partisanship and explains why this election is so critical, and why we must vote as Americans, not Republicans, Democrats, or Independents.
The Middle East Imperative.
John McCain pages:
Of the major Presidential candidates, only John McCain has military experience. Will that be important in this election?
Senator John McCain speaks with the voice of experience.
Leadership for more than 40 years
War is Personal for McCain and Me -- Everett Alvarez
John McCain's True Voice.
John McCain's 100 Years in Iraq
John McCain is a Man of His Word
Former Blue Angel Boss reports on the Republican National Convention.
Harvard Trial Lawyer for McCain.
Ronald Reagan is Back says his son Michael.
From the moment she was announced as John McCain's running mate, the question has been, "What is Sarah Palin's Experience?"
Barack Obama pages:
Who is Barack Obama?
Barack Obama's Mother
Barack Obama's extended family
Big Brother Obama
Barack Obama's Stealth Socialism
Spreading the Wealth
Another radical connection: Who is Khalid Al-Mansour and what is his connection to Barack Obama?
Obama and Odinga: Change we DON'T want!
Barack Obama and Saul Alinsky, another radical connection
Dear Mr. Obama, an Iraq vet with a powerful message for Obama
The Real Obama
Obama's Crowd Appeal
Conspiracy of Silence
Obama Campaign Sinks to New Lows
Obama declines appearance at Military Town Hall to body-surf in Hawaii!
Obama tells reporters, "Lay Off My Wife"!
Is Barack Wright?
Do you feel Rev. Wright's fiery sermons, with their controversial subject matter, have a place in the election debate? Tell us what you think.
Hamas Likes Obama.
We've not had a chance to check its claims for authenticity, but we found this interesting commentary on Obama's extended family, including a number of photos. We advise you to conduct your own check for authenticity of these assertions.
Senator Hillary Clinton is a polarizing candidate. Most people either love her or hate her. Very few are ambivalent about her.
Former Clinton Advisor Dick Morris on Hillary's Legacy of Lies.
Hillary's Deception is Nothing New. She was fired in 1974 for being an "unethical, dishonest lawyer."
To find out which candidate's views are closest to your own, take the survey at the Minnesota Public Radio site. You can also view the cumulative data and the candidates' positions on the major issues by clicking on the tabs. The issues covered include: the war in Iraq, Iran and nuclear power, immigration reform, tax cuts, collapse of the mortgage industry, education, social security, and health care, among others.
Presidential Primary Calendar
Links to the candidates' campaign sites.
Regardless of which candidate you support, be sure to VOTE!
Military Absentee Voting
Restrictions on political activities by military members
Informed voters can learn what's really happening on the ground in Iraq
Bad Voodoo's War
Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it
Congressman Murtha refuses to meet with Iraq vets -- his office calls Capitol Police when a Blue Star Mom gives them a piece of her mind!
Voice Your Opinion! Tell us which candidate you support and why.
Some previous reader comments:
Anti-Military Activism in the US is becoming increasingly frequent and violent.
American troops warned to "watch their backs" on American soil!
What the Hell is Going on Here?
Sound off! What are your thoughts about American troops being attacked on American soil?
The City Council in Berkeley, CA, takes an anti-military stance. This page includes:
- Video News Report with the background of the story
- Michelle Malkin's Feb. 6 article titled, "Berkeley vs. America, Again"
- Video of a US Immigrant putting things in perspective
- San Diego businessman Brian Dennard's letter to the Berkeley City Council announcing his boycott of anyone doing business in Berkeley, and his appeal to all other companies and individuals with whom he does businesses to follow suit.
- Memo from the Berkeley Peace and Justice Commission to the City Council recommending the anti-military action, going so far as to "encourage all people to avoid cooperation with the Marine Corps recruiting station, and applaud residents and organizations such as Code Pink, that may volunteer to impede, passively or actively, by nonviolent means, the work of any military recruiting office located in the City of Berkeley."
- Contact information for Berkeley City Officials
to businessman Brian Dennard's letter.
in their response to Brian Dennard.
about Berkeley's anti-military-stance.
Thanks to the efforts of Move America Forward, with the support of readers like you, the