All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘veteran’

Fake Army Ranger Exposed; Video Goes Viral On YouTube

On Black Friday, Afghanistan veteran Ryan Berk spotted a man dressed in camouflage fatigues while shopping at a mall in Pennsylvania. While it is common for veterans to don their uniforms when they’re out and about, Berk noticed something different about the parading soldier. Aside from having the American flag patch in the wrong spot, Berk saw three Combat Infantryman …

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High School Diploma Finally Given To 87-year-old

A high school diploma was awarded last Thursday, but this was no normal graduation ceremony. The honored recipient of this particular high school diploma was 87-year-old veteran George Bush. Bush was set to graduate, for the first time, in June of 1945. However, fate had other plans. Instead of earning his high school diploma on schedule, he was drafted that …

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Mike Rowe of ‘Dirty Jobs’ Inspired by Wounded War Vet

Mike Rowe has a new hero. The Dirty Jobs star met Travis Mills recently–a wounded war veteran who served three tours in Afghanistan during which he lost both arms and both legs when a bomb blew up beneath him. The quadruple amputee, who didn’t believe he would survive, spent several months recovering at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. …

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Troy Polamalu Cuts Locks In Support Of Veterans

The last time Troy Polamalu’s hair touched a Barber’s tool was more than 11 years ago, but Troy was ready to let go of his treasured hair (at least a little bit) to support the veterans.  USA today reported that the footballer will have his wife Theodora trim off one lock of his hair which will be auctioned to support …

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SpongeBob Headstone for Iraq Vet Banned by Cemetery

A family is battling a cemetery after they were forced to remove a previously approved headstone for Kimberly Walker, an Iraq War veteran. The headstone, which is 7 feet high, is a smiling SpongeBob in an Army uniform. Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati said that they decided the headstone was inappropriate. The family of Kimberly Walker also had to remove …

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