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Further Thoughts on Being a Veteran

At Mass this morning, the priest (an Army chaplain himself) asked all veterans to stand and be blessed. I looked around and saw young and old, male and female. I wondered what their stories are. Who served in combat? What … Continue reading

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On Memorial Day

I am not a combat veteran, a fact that I communicate to the many combat veterans I see through my work. However, as one vet reminded me before giving me a hug, I am a veteran and so I am … Continue reading

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On Fallen Warriors

Memorial Day is set aside so that once a year we may honor those who died serving their country. National cemeteries will be filled with loved ones mourning over the losses inflicted by combat. Let us also take the time, though, … Continue reading

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