← BACK TO VBC BLOG Purple Heart for "Momma Bear": The Story of OEF Veteran Army Nurse LTC Patty Justice by Pete Mecca Major Patricia "Momma Bear" Justice in the O.R. at FOB Shank, Afghanistan August 7, 2013: Forward Operating Base (FOB) Shank,
One of the Last Surviving US Navy Ship Captains from World War II Pays Tribute to the Amphibious Fleet
← BACK TO VBC BLOG One of the Last Surviving US Navy Ship Captains from World War II Pays Tribute to the Amphibious Fleet by Jim Kehl Lt. James Kehl, 1946 One-hundred-year-old Jim Kehl of Pittsburgh, PA, is one of the last surviving US Navy ship captains
← BACK TO VBC BLOG "Veterans Are So Special" by Emily Gordon Cold War Army veteran Marshall Gordon passed along this essay by his great-granddaughter Emily about why Veterans Day is special to her. Thank you for supporting veterans, Emily!
← BACK TO VBC BLOG There Will Always Be Storms by George Zwaagstra George Zwaagstra, Royal Canadian Air Force, 1954 George Zwaagstra was born in Tjerkwerd, Friesland, the Netherlands in 1933 and emigrated to Canada in 1951. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and became a
← BACK TO VBC BLOG The Cold War at 75: It All Began March 12, 1947 by Todd DePastino President Harry S. Truman addressing a joint session of Congress asking for $400 million in aid to Greece and Turkey. This speech became known as the "Truman Doctrine" speech.