LIVING IN RETIREMENT Remembering Our Troops during Tax Season
As tax season approaches, I wanted to take a moment to remind you of some unique benefits that are available to the brave men and women serving in our Armed Services.
Heroes Earned Retirement Oppor... Posted on 4/4/12 at 3:32 PM
AMERICAS MRS RIGHT BY SANDY GEHRKE CONTRAST AND COMPARE, BUSH AND OBAMA IN THEIR OWN WORDS
I was sent a document containing the following presidential quotes. These words tell a powerful story that I wanted to share with you. Both of these speeches have been recorded for historical purposes... Posted on 8/19/11 at 11:39 AM
Opinion Memorial Day is the day that Americans have set aside to remember those who gave their lives so that our country might live. Americans, who enjoy the peace purchased at the great price of death, should pay respect to all veterans who have made great sacrifices.
The reason for Memorial Day certainly is to honor the memories of all those who have given their lives in the nation’s wars and military campaigns, says retired Chaplain Lt. Col. Lane Stockeland. “And you honor and remember the family of that military member," he adds.
Eric G. Nelson is remembered as a true patriot by his son, George “Gus” Nelson of Hudson. Initially prevented from enlisting in the Army because he wasn't born in the U.S., Eric Nelson received a Silver Star for valor and was badly wounded fighting on the Western Front.
HHS senior Mac Hamlin is seeking permission to wearhis Marine uniform to graduation in June. Initially he was told no but the district said they will consider the request if they receive it in writing.
John Kriesel, one of Minnesota’s best-known veterans and former Minnesota House representative, was the keynote speaker at the St. Croix County Economic Development Corporation Awards Banquet Thursday at R&D Banquet Hall in New Richmond.
A double leg amputee with prosthetic legs, Kriesel now lives in Cottage Grove, Minn., and said he considers himself to be lucky.
Local National Guard soldiers and their families were likely glued to the State of the Union Address presented by President Barack Obama last week. Among Obama’s key points in his speech was a proposed draw down of U.S. troops in Afghanistan in early 2014.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Danielle Reedy Roberts, a 2006 Hudson High School graduate, was named Junior Sailor of the Year for the Navy Information Operations Command at Fort Meade, Md. She was recognized for her job accomplishment, extra duties, volunteerism, extra schooling and military bearing.
Governor Scott Walker said Thursday, Dec. 6, that his next state budget package will include 25 more full-time nurses at the state Veterans Home in Waupaca County, as well as 58 certified nursing assistants.
The year was 1979. The peace accord between Israel and Egypt had been signed in March. There was a heady feeling of relief. A few short months later, in November of the same year, the U.S. Embassy in Tehran was taken over by 300 to 500 Iranian students.
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