Veterans serving in war, serving in peace, all have made America safe. “The peacetime veteran serves to deter aggression, a role as important as the combat veteran’s sacrifices in fighting aggression,” said Cadet Lt. Col. Jeeyhung Jung, the battalion commander of the Fishburne Military School Corps of Cadets, at the school’s Founders Day/Veterans Day ceremony on Friday.
“Today,” said Cadet Lt. Col. William Ulrich, the battalion commander of the corps of cadets at Fishburne Military School, “will produce its share of veterans, as will tomorrow and every day after that.” Ulrich and fellow cadets paid tribute to veterans on Friday during a special Veterans Day ceremony that included a solemn reading of [...]
Veterans Day is a day to honor those who have served and continue to serve in uniform, as well as those who died in service to their country. Roughly 1 percent of our population serves in the military. As we consider the impact those individuals have had on the world, defending freedom and protecting democracy, [...]
I saw a listing in the local paper called “Honor Our Veterans,” and I am hoping that I can honor my father and at few other local World War II vets that I know very well. First of all is my father, Chief Petty Officer James R. Belcher. He served in the U.S. Navy in [...]
My uncle sifted through cracked, black and white photos of soldiers. Uncle Rob was in a rehab hospital, slowly fading. The photos were his buddies from World War II. A shoe box that held these photos and medals was practically the only thing he brought with him to the hospital. The nurse told me it [...]
Story by Chris Graham With AFP Video William Coffin has seen Iraq twice now, spanning two decades. And he’d go back again, no question, not a moment’s hesitation. After speaking to cadets at Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro at a Veterans Day ceremony, I asked Lt. Col. Coffin, a 26-year military veteran now serving as [...]
“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children’s children what it was once [...]