Men of the US Army Air Forces treasured their Type A-2 leather flight jackets and decorated them with patches, insignia and bawdy paintings.
The Military Child’s Table Setting Ceremony
“When an Air Force officer was asked what he needed in Iraq, he said, ‘Please don’t send cookies, care packages, or socks. Just help take care of our children.’ Our country has always supported its…
With new stolen valor law, Pennsylvania is the latest state to target military fakers
Wearing unearned medals or impersonating a service member (or veteran) could land Keystone State residents in jail.
Patricia "Pat" Collins
I had been evacuated from England with my mother and my brother, who was two and a half. I was under 16 when I came [to Canada]. And life didn’t work out very well for people who were coming from England because they were only allowed to bring out $40 and my mother found this, she just couldn’t deal with it. And so she was going back, but we fortunately had a friend in Winnipeg [Manitoba] who arranged for my brother to go and live with Mitchell Sharp, who eventually became the Finance Minister; and I was given a home with a very nice couple, an elderly couple in Winnipeg My brother was in Ottawa [Ontario] and I was alone, and I felt I wanted independence. One day, passing the recruiting centre with…
American Legion post opens clothing closet to help fellow veterans
The closet is open for veterans who may need new clothes for jobs or any other purpose to pick them up free of charge, regardless of the situation they're in.