Posts tagged "Veterans"

Chicago-based Veteran Beer throws its hat in the ring on Veterans Day

Chicago has a new reason to call itself a beer town.  Launching today on Veterans Day, Veteran Beer has brought 10,000 cases of its hand-crafted beer to our market. From their press release: “The Veteran Beer Company was founded on July 4, 2012 by disabled combat military veterans and is dedicated to producing, selling, and... Read more »

Memorial Day

A decade before I was born 2,400 American service men and women perished during the attack on Pearl Harbor, drawing us into a global conflict. By the end of World War II that number would exceed 400,000. Not to be confused with Veterans Day, which is a tribute to all who have served our nation,... Read more »

AMERICA'S WARRIORS: JUST ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF HERO WORSHIP?

Many of us in America have a special place in our hearts for the men and women of our Armed Forces.  Historians agree that if it were not for the intervention of America in WW II much of the world as we know it today would be speaking German and Japanese.   Tom Brokaw wrote... Read more »
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    Bob "RJ" Abrams is a political junkie, all-around malcontent and supporter of America's warriors. After a career path that took him from merchandising at rock concerts to managing rock bands to a 27-year stint in the pits of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, he's seen our nation from up and down. As the Illinois Coordinator of the Warriors' Watch Riders (a motorcycle support group for the military and their families) Bob plays an active role in Illinois' support of our troops, past and present. Send comments and/or suggestions to bob@bobabrams.net

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