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2 times the Marines rejected future Medal of Honor recipients

The Marine Corps was full of heroes during WWII. The Battle of Iwo Jima saw more Medals of Honor awarded for a single battle than any other after the Civil War. Between the draft, and volunteers, they had no shortage of new recruits. As a result, The US Marine Corps passed on many young applicants, …

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Iran strikes own ship, 19 Iranian sailors killed

19 Iranian sailors were recently killed in the Gulf of Oman. This was the result of a “friendly” missile striking one of their own ships. The mishap occurred on Sunday, during a training event. Iranian sources insist this was an accidental friendly-fire incident. In addition to those killed, 12 sailors needed hospitalization. An Iranian support …

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Holyoke home called “death trap”: 80 deaths and counting

Holyoke Soldiers’ Home in Massachusetts is the center of a horrible situation. More than 80 aging Veterans have died from COVID-19 since March. An investigation by local news revealed the appalling sequence of events. Some of which we have been able to confirm with an anonymous source. Here’s what we know: The virus first appeared …

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Next wave of Coronavirus feared as college lets out

Most experts agree that avoiding people and staying home are two of the biggest keys to combating COVID-19. However, many fear that will not be possible for much of our nation’s college students. Also, they worry for the Veteran students at higher risk because of toxic exposure. Many universities wrapped up their spring semester this …

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99 year old WW2 Veteran raises $17 million for Health Services

Tom Moore started walking laps in his garden as part of his recovery after breaking his hip. The 99 year old British war Veteran wanted to pay back the “kindness” the healthcare workers had shown him. So, he enlisted his family’s help to raise money by walking laps around his garden. Tom had to use …

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Former SECNAV Modly spends $243k taking Guam trip, worth it?

Former acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly recently took a trip to Guam. This trip cost the US taxpayers $243,000 and arguably, it cost Modly his job. If you are not familiar with the bizarre story of the USS Roosevelt you can refresh yourself, here. After Captain Crozier was relieved of his command, Modly took a …

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Tiger can get COVID-19 test but Veterans can’t?

A tiger in the Bronx Zoo tested positive for coronavirus. It is a little suspicious this occurred at the peak of the hit TV show Tiger King. Furthermore, Carole Baskin has not responded for a comment. We are not actually angry about this because it wasn’t a human test, and the whole situation is hilarious. It’s …

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Bill Withers, “Lean on me” singer, Navy vet passes away

Icon Bill Withers passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 81. This came as a result from heart complications, his family stated to the press. William (Bill) Harrison Withers Jr. enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the age of 17. Moreover, he was an aircraft mechanic, and served in various roles. After serving …

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Body armor company making masks to donate to hospital

Aspetto, a company we have previously reported on, has converted their manufacturing power to start producing face masks. The local business will then donate the masks to medical workers at Mary Washington Hospital. This medical facility, located in Fredericksburg, Virginia, is one of the largest hospitals in the area. According to their website, the hospital …

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