Category Archives: Patriotism

The Real Meaning Behind Johnny Cash's Ragged Old Flag - Veteran's Outreach Ministries
08 Jan
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The Real Meaning Behind Johnny Cash’s Ragged Old Flag

Article by Tom Konecny Originally posted on www.MeetAmerica.com The ever-popular Johnny Cash produced some 1,200 songs throughout his illustrious 50-year career, but there’s sudden reinterest in one of his tracks that didn’t even crack the Top 30 when it was ...

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The Battlefield Cross - Veteran's Outreach Ministries
04 Jan
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The Battlefield Cross

By Kathleen Golden (published May 21, 2015) The first appearance of the “battlefield cross” is a matter of conjecture. It might have been during the Civil War, to signify a dead soldier to be gathered and buried during a truce ...

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Be There: Female Veterans and Suicide Awareness - Veteran's Outreach Ministries
12 Dec
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Be There: Female Veterans and Suicide Awareness

An Article by Lishamarie Hunter As we all are preparing for the holidays knowing that many of our traditional holiday festivities changed this year, due to the current health crisis. Many of our veterans are feeling even more isolated and ...

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Brain Injury Research - Veteran's Outreach Ministries
04 Sep
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Females Underrepresented in Brain Injury Research

An Article by Lishamarie Hunter Women are taking on more combat roles in today’s Armed Forces. With those more demanding positions they are experiencing an increase in Traumatic Brain Injuries. Service members sustain Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) during their day ...

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The Star Spangled Banner - Veteran's Outreach Ministries
04 Sep
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The Star Spangled Banner

This article originally appeared on www.History.com from the editors. Updated: Aug 21, 2018. Original: Sep 28, 2017 With all the Sports organizations under Corona (Covid-19) Pandemic it seems that the The history of the Star Spangled Banner and Francis Scott ...

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Red Tails Tuskegee Airman - Veteran's Outreach Ministries
04 Jun
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Red Tails Tuskegee Airman

Article by Antionette Blake On January 20, 2012, George Lucas released the movie Red Tails, a movie that featured a crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during ...

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Two Grandfathers, Their Stories - Veteran's Outreach Ministries
04 Jun
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Two Grandfathers, Their Stories

Article by Brandon S. Boas What is a role model? To me, it involves any person that influenced me to become the best version of myself. I’m proud to say I’ve had two major role models that not only guided ...

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Removing the Barriers to Women in the VA Healthcare System
04 Jun
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Removing the Barriers to Women in the VA Healthcare System

An Article by Lishamarie Hunter Our country has an obligation to provide quality healthcare for those who have served and sacrificed to defend our constitution. In many ways they do this very effectively. Female veterans were not entitled to Veterans’ ...

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Women in the Military - VOM Magazine - Veteran's Outreach Ministries
11 Dec
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Women in the Military, Part 4 of 4

A Series by Lishamarie Hunter This is the last installment of the four part series celebrating all the contributions that women have made for this nation’s democracy and freedom. Women have always stood ready to serve and fight for this ...

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Women in the Military - Veteran's Outreach Ministries
30 Aug
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Women in the Military, Part 3 of 4

A Series by Lishamarie Hunter Unique Challenges The past two articles that I have written provided a chronological timeline of how women have served this nation’s military, starting with the Revolutionary War up to today’s modern conflicts. The growing number ...

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