American Legion Flag Retirement
GI Joe Post 244 in Jeffersontown, Ky., conducted an annual flag retirement ceremony on Saturday, June 13, 2015. Over 14,000 flags were respectfully retired.
Thousands of veterans suffer daily in silence and confusion, oftentimes alone. Many contemplate suicide. The invisible injuries of our current wars have become the “signature wounds” of this generation of combat veterans-leaving these young men and women feeling hopeless, broken and destroyed.
Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History.
Attendees of the 97th National Convention in Baltimore can attend a special screenings of this documentary film, directed and produced by award-winning filmmaker Ric Burns. The movie is a tribute to the history of disabled veterans, the documentary features images and archival footage from the Revolutionary War to today’s conflicts in the Middle East, as well as personal stories from disabled veterans. The screening for convention attendees will be on Friday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Baltimore Convention Center, Room 310
Medal of Honor Story: Sal Giunta
Former Army soldier recalls battle that led to him becoming the first living person since the Vietnam War to receive the Medal of Honor.