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“Waiting for the Bullets” to be Silent-Auctioned

“Waiting for the Bullets” to be Silent-Auctioned

Waiting for Bullets This painting, titled "Waiting for the Bullets", was commissioned by Valor Studios of Venice, Florida and painted by Spanish artist Gareth Hector. Silent-auction A signed print of this painting (31" x 19"), donated by O.P. Taylor's Toy Store in...

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A Friendly Meeting of WWII Enemies

A Friendly Meeting of WWII Enemies

Battle of the Bulge On December 17, 1944, the second day of the Battle of the Bulge, American P-47 pilot Ed Cottrell's engine was shot up. In the same battle, German pilot Karl-Heinz Bosse's Messerschmadt 109 was shot down. Cottrell steered to his base and expertly...

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Four-Legged Fighters: A Tribute to the K-9 Corps

Four-Legged Fighters: A Tribute to the K-9 Corps

鈥淏ow-wow, bow-wow, arf-arf, woof!鈥 That鈥檚 dog-speak for National K-9 Veterans Day, celebrated on March 13 and commemorating the service and sacrifices of American military dogs throughout history.聽 The United States had an unofficial canine force in World War I....

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The Cold War in Retrospect Part I

The Cold War in Retrospect Part I

When I was in War College in 1991 at the conclusion of the Cold War, it was reported that a Russian general purportedly said, 鈥淵ou have lost the best enemy you ever had.鈥 Perhaps, looking back, the words were indeed prophetic.The Cold War, Setting the Stage 1949-1970...

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The Cold War Part II

The Cold War Part II

The Age of Presidents and the Holy Grail 1971-1991 1971-1991 These were the years when the United States, the Soviets and now China made efforts to improve relations. Finding the 鈥渁rms race鈥 particularly expensive, they entered into a period of give and take. And in...

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Aim High…Fly-Fight-Win

Aim High…Fly-Fight-Win

The day was 18 September 1947, and on the implementation of the National Security Act of 1947, the US Air Force left the Army Air Forces and became a separate service. This reorganization placed the Air Force on an equal footing with the Army and Navy. "Airpower...

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Where are you, Tam?

Where are you, Tam?

Where are you Tam? The following poem, written by Ron Kuebler, is part of a combat healing process in which members of the NC Veterans Writing Alliance perform public readings of their work in a program called Brothers and Sisters Like These. The group鈥檚 mission is to...

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2023: 探花精选 Year in Review – Part One

2023: 探花精选 Year in Review – Part One

2023: 探花精选 Year in Review Part OneAn Outstanding Speaker Series, a Two-Day Conference, Growing Media Presence, Expanding Partnerships, Veterans Outreach, and New ExhibitsGuest Speaker Programs Our speaker program turned in another remarkable year, bringing veterans...

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