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Good Things!

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First, and foremost, We’re announcing a date change. We have settled on Saturday, May 20, 2017 due to a conflicting tax demonstration on the original date. We apologize for any inconvenience, but we felt this was a necessary step to keep our case separate from anything political. Next, many of you may have noticed a […]

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Does Marching accomplish anything?

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The Bonus Army was the popular name for an assemblage of some 43,000 marchers—17,000 U.S. World War I veterans, their families, and affiliated groups—who gathered in Washington, D.C. in the summer of 1932 to demand cash-payment redemption of their service certificates. Organizers called the demonstrators the "Bonus Expeditionary Force", to echo the name of World War I’s American Expeditionary Forces, while the media […]

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Off and running! Well…Marching.

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We’re excited to have our page up and running, but it’s still a long way to the finish line from here. We need volunteers to help organize in your city. We could use your help promoting this thing. Tweet it. Put it on Facebook. Email it to your friends or even just tell them, and […]

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Vietnam Vet Speaks for First Time

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This story is from Objective Zero’s newsletter.  It is about a serious decision a soldier had to make in Vietnam.  _______________________________________________________________ Vietnam Vet Recounts Story for First Time in 40 Years   December 20, 2016 |Blake Bassett, Chris Mercado, Justin Miller  No older than eight-years-old, she approached the heavily armed, camouflaged foreigner with cupped hands, […]

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Death Takes Veterans Too Early

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Death knows no strangers. He comes knocking at our door when we least expect it. Today’s post speaks of one story that shows we need to love our family and be strong ourselves.  Colonel Burroughs, who is a board member here at VFV, and his wife  recently had to face this sadness. He has given […]

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Persevere Over the Dark Side

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  Doug Bolton is writing  a new book, “Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of Life.” It will be reaching out the many military and veterans who may be battling anxiety, fear, depression, addictions, rejections, PTSD, and the many other usual suspects. There are 22 military connected suicides every […]