Tag Archive: Congressional Medal of Honor

Jun 05

Lone Star State: Giving back to vets

Gov. Rick Perry observed Memorial Day by signing Senate Bill 163, House Bill 97, Senate Bill 1476 and House Bill 1514, which provide important resources and support to veterans and surviving spouses of members of the military who have been killed in action. “Every day, American service members sacrifice their lives for the freedoms we …

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Oct 18

Veterans, the Human Rubble of Our Wars

A few years ago, recruiting was a more thankless job. By William A. Collins Back those troops Where e’er they roam; But let them suffer When they’re home. With great fanfare, President Barack Obama recently presented a Congressional Medal of Honor to Dakota Meyer, a living hero. Presidents don’t often get to do that. Normally …

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