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Here are the top ten articles for the Veterans Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Combat Tour Lengths - A Rough Comparison
The U.S. Army is back to 12 month combat tours again. How does this compare to the wars of yesteryear?
2. Veterans Winning the War Against Finances
This is the second article in a two-part series about helping veterans cope and overcome financial problems. Please read Veterans Battle Against Finances first. The steps are: assess the situation, draw up a battle plan, take the high ground, and accept that there will be collateral damage.
3. Military Leaders Born in November
November yields am impressive list. Here is a list of ten notable military people from around the world and throughout the ages, who were born in November. With whom do you share a birthday?
4. Sad Sack
Lauded as one of the biggest morale builders of World War II, and many wars thereafter was Famous Comic 'Sad Sack'. It gave our Military lots of laughs when there were none to be had. Its creator George Baker was a hero to many.
5. I Can't Help You
When the World Says, "I can't help you."
6. A Poppy in Memory of our War Dead
Have you ever wondered why the Poppy flower is so popular around Memorial Day? It is worn to commemorate our war dead. The origin is from a poem written during World War I, expressing grief over a fallen friend. This touching story can be read here.
7. The Mary E. Walker House
The Mary E. Walker House is a residential transitional facility to provide help and support for our women veterans. The key point here is the veteran must make a personal commitment to take charge of her own life. Here's a chance for you to help, too.
8. Irene Trowell-Harris
Like the cotton fibers which filled her childhood, Irene Trowell-Harris, RN, Ed D. USAF Major General Retired twined her dreams into a filament of education and that filament into a cord of nursing skills and that cord into a banner of distinguished military service.
9. Combat Medics and their Evolution
The evolution of the care of wounded soldiers on the battlefield spans about nine hundred years.Find out more of these heroes who save lives.
10. Black Hornet Drone Nano-copter
The Black Hornet is a pocket size surveillance mini drone being utilized by the British Infantry in Afghanistan. It has been proven to save soldiers' lives. The U.S. Army has ordered two of these for testing.
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