By Joe Silva Edmund Burke was an 18th Century Irish Statesman and member of British Parliament, who accurately predicted the American colonists’ determination to achieve liberty. He is often credited with the popular phrase, “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” For more than two centuries, this […]
Entries for the ‘A Veteran’s Perspective’ Category
By Joe Silva I recently had a bad experience at a clothing store. Without going into too much detail, I noticed that there were several employees standing around, having inappropriate conversations in front of customers, and flat-out misrepresenting their company. The only capable person there happened to be helping me, and she was one of […]
For Veterans, going back to school can be a daunting experience. The first obstacle is selecting the school where you will be using your GI Bill benefits. With so many choices, the selection process can seem like a considerable undertaking. How are Veterans supposed to know which school is the right one? Steve Hicks retired […]
The failing of the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act in the U.S. Senate, and the fact that it seems as though one senator single handedly foiled the bill, has the Veteran community in an uproar. The bill, originally introduced in the House as H.R. 5059 by Congressman Tim Walz, was named for […]
The faces of war aren’t always found under helmets or above camouflaged uniforms. They don’t necessarily participate in the war that affects them, their families, and their existence. But they are there, present in every war, the local residents of war-torn countries. They shouldn’t be forgotten– for they are the reason that our service members […]
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