MLK’s vision for nonviolence included abolishing what he called triple evils — racism, poverty and militarism.
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In February, with the images of the violent insurrection in Washington still fresh in the minds of Americans, newly confirmed Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin took the unprecedented step of signing a memo directing commanding officers across the military to institute a one-day stand-down to address extremism within the nation’s armed forces.
This holiday weekend will feel something closer to Memorial Days of old, as COVID-19 restrictions are fully lifted in many places.
BUENA — James J. Riche stood in front of The Moving Wall on Saturday morning, looking at the over 58,000 names of men and women who died while serving their country during the Vietnam War.
The thing is that Netflix has so much content (about 4,000 movies and 1,800 TV shows) that some of the best films and series of all time are just sitting there, buried beneath all the new stuff the streaming giant churns out each week.
The mission was simple: Take as many World War II veterans as possible to see their memorial in Washington, D.C.
With trembling hands and a shaky voice, Vietnam War veteran H.T. Thompson held his Purple Heart medal for the first time since 1995 and thanked the Waco man who returned the wartime treasures Tuesday.