Posts in category "Military"

Freedom: Fighting for the Future

Veterans understand that they must bring that knowledge and that perspective to bear in a much wider fight, one that will require a commitment, focus, and sustained effort unlike any seen previously. They must carry with on the same mission they accepted while in uniform — defending freedom. Video courtesy of Concerned Veterans for America.

Rep. Dold Wishes the Army a Happy Birthday

From the office of Rep. Robert Dold (Ill., 10th District)… U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold wished the U.S. Army a happy 237th birthday. http://dold.house.gov/

Sen. Warner, Rep. Kinzinger Release New Information on F-22 Probe

From the office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, Illinois 11th District)… Higher rate of incidents, more widespread pilot concerns than previously disclosed Repeat calls to protect two ‘whistleblower’ Va. pilots WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) today released new information from the U.S. Air Force (USAF)... Read more »
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Congressman Adam Kinzinger to join CNN’s Starting Point

From the office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, Illinois 11th District)… Friday, June 15th, Congressman Kinzinger will discuss the latest news regarding the F-22 with Soledad O’Brien at 7:10 am CT. On June 14th, U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and U.S. Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) released new information from the U.S. Air Force (USAF)... Read more »

Hultgren Huddle- Focusing on Veterans‏

From the office of Rep. Randy Hultgren (R, Illinois 14th District)… All About Veterans: Hultgren on Honoring Commitments and Helping with the Transition Back Home Job Fairs Just for Vets Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Windy City Smart Job Fair: June 6, 2012. 9:00am-1:00pm. Chicago Hilton- 720 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL IAVA, in... Read more »

Hultgren Applauds Passage of Bill to Provide for Veterans

From the office of Rep. Randy Hultgren (R, Illinois 14th District)… Washington, D.C. –U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) was pleased to support H.R. 5854, the Fiscal Year 2013 Millitary Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill, which passed the House of Representatives tonight by a vote of 407-12. Yesterday, he praised the bill on the floor... Read more »
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MSNBC Liberal Chris Hayes 'Uncomfortable' Calling Our Troops 'Heroes'

-By Warner Todd Huston After a morning in remembrance of our fallen troops and an afternoon firing up the gas grill to burn up a mess of burgers, hot dogs, and brats for my family as we observe what has become a traditional American Memorial day meal (Some of us in my household are working... Read more »

Memorial Day 2012: THIS Is What American Troops Are Made Of...

-By Warner Todd Huston For Memorial Day, I don’t usually post much, preferring to dedicate the day to memorializing our troops. To do that this year, I am going to share this story about the mettle of our troops. What follows are excerpts from remarks by Marine Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly to the Semper... Read more »

The Beginnings of Memorial Day

-By Warner Todd Huston A few years after the Civil War as the nation started upon its long road toward reconciliation, rebuilding, and healing the wife of one of the war’s union generals noticed the touching devotion of Confederate widows, wives and their children as each year they came together to place flowers and little... Read more »
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A Blogger at NATO 2012, What I Saw on Day One

-By Warner Todd Huston I was awarded press credentials for NATO’s 2012 Summit in Chicago and, having no idea what to expect, what I found on day one was a study in contrasts. What occurred was sometimes amusing, often mundane, and sometimes even violent. But it was all democracy in action. Early on the morning... Read more »