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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. 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.
2. HR 1701 PTSD TBI Guaranteed Review for Heroes Act
HR1701 will allow dishonorably discharged/dismissed individuals to change their record to honorable if a special review board determines he/she suffered from PTSD or TBI during their time of service. It also prevents active servicemen from being dishonorably discharged if they suffer from the same.
3. You Just Don't Understand
When the World Says, "You just don't understand."
4. Veterans get Discounts
Everyone is aware businesses extend discounts to active duty military, military retirees, et.al., but many retailers and services give discounts to Veterans too. Learn how to ask for, and acquire Veteran Discounts. It could save you thousands of dollars.
5. Message to Our Troops in Iraq
I am not sure how many sources are telling all of you serving in Iraq just how much those of us in America appreciate you for your sacrifices and respect you for upholding that which we all believe--FREEDOM! We love you all, we support you all, and we thank God for all that you are doing over there
6. Old Hickory
Sixth in a series of articles written by Critical Thinking Skills students at Jewett School of the Arts. The question they answer is – Does military experience help or hinder a president or presidential candidate? This one looks at Andrew Jackson.
7. Go For Broke – The facts behind the movie
Go For Broke is the movie about the formation, deployment, and heroics of the 442nd, predominantly made up volunteers of ‘loyal American citizens of Japanese descent’. Learn more about this fantastic force.
8. Oveta Culp Hobby
Oveta Culp Hobby was a boost to the nation as the first Director of the Womens’ Army Corps and as the first woman to receive the US Army’s Distinguished Service Medal, and as the first Secretary of the Dept. of Health Education and Welfare.
9. Interview with D.A.P. Viet Nam Veteran
"I belong to Airborne Veteran's groups and The VFW, The American Legion, The AMVETS - always trying to help-out veterans and local programs at city, county, state and national levels." ~~ D.A.P.
10. Anna Mae V. McCabe Hays, Brigadier General
Anna Mae Hays was the first woman to be promoted to Brigadier General in the US Army. She was also the first nurse to do so. There are striking similarities between the way she was raised (by Salvation Army Officers) and what became of her in later life.
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