Tag: 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

Memorial Day
Reposted  from an earlier version: 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... Read more »


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 »