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Posted on Oct 17, 2006 in History News

Leadership Summit: Oct 25 – 26 in New Mexico

Our Leadership Summit: Leading in Times of Crisis, begins with keynote speaker James Bradley, author of Flags of Our Fathers and Flyboys. We will host veterans of the Bataan Death March in a special reception with Mr. Bradley, and will host a number of the nation's top leaders in homeland security and defense--including those who were charged with responses to Katrina while in New Orleans.

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Posted on Oct 3, 2006 in History News

Mark H. Walker's Debut Novel Out Now!

The remnants of America's military fight for freedom against robotic weapon platforms, purebred warriors and vampiric assassins in game designer, book author, Mark H. Walker's debut novel, A Craving for Blood.

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Posted on Jul 20, 2006 in History News

Wounded Warriors Special Appearance July 29

Soldiers and Marines severely wounded in the war in Iraq will participate with nearly 100 other competitors in the first annual O&P Extremity Games sponsored by College Park Industries and sanctioned by Disabled Sports USA (DS/USA).

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Posted on Jul 10, 2006 in History News

8th Annual Custer Week, Monroe County MI

Come to St. Mary's Park and meet Sitting Bull's Great Grandson, Ernie LaPointe and Foremost Custer Living Historian Steve Alexander. See the 5th Michigan Band, Reenactors, Tours of the Custer Plot at Historic Woodland Cemetary and family friends of the 1800's.

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Posted on Jun 21, 2006 in History News

Wounded Soldiers Learn to Water Ski, Scuba and Sail in NY

Soldiers and Marines severely wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan will have the opportunity to learn adapted water skiing, scuba and other water sports as guests at the 2006 Adaptive Water Sports Festival, presented by Disabled Sports USA, the Wounded Warrior Project, Graybeards, and the Fire Department of New York City (FDNY).

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Posted on Jun 8, 2006 in History News

Lt. Col. James Megellas Medal of Honor Bill

I urge my colleagues to also recognize James ``Maggie'' Megellas by supporting this bill to authorize and request the President to award him the Medal of Honor for his acts of valor on January 28, 1945, during the Battle of the Bulge.

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Posted on May 11, 2006 in History News

WWII Veteran Upset over Neglect of Tarawa Beach

Leon Cooper, a veteran of the Tarawa battle, served as a Navy landing craft officer, taking Marines in the first assault wave on "Red Beach" and in succeeding assault waves. Leon saw at first hand why the battle was called "Bloody Tarawa". Leon, now in his mid-80's, is upset that the beach, where so many died is in a desecrated and deteriorating condition.

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