Click the link to learn more, readers: Serving God and country: The story of Army chaplain Father Emil Kapaun Lawrence P. Grayson May 28, 2021 On May 23, 1951, Father Emil Kapaun, an Army chaplain, died in a North Korean prison camp, and his body buried in an unmarked grave. His remains were among those … Continue reading An American Servant of God
Click the link to learn more, readers – particularly if you are a veteran or active member of the Marines, the Navy, the Army, or the Air Force: Veteran, family, community at the core of Indianapolis Post 522 The American Legion MAR 04, 2021 When Stacy Bohem initially tried to join an American Legion post, … Continue reading A Noble Mission
It is said that, when they first saw the Spaniards land in the New World, the natives believed the mounted men and their horses were one creature. Equines had not been present in the Americas for a long time, and their re-introduction by the settlers mean they are now part of the ecosystem in the … Continue reading A Combination of Horse and Man
Men cry differently than women, readers, but they do cry. They do cry. Learn more through the link here: Brothers in Arms By Kevin M. Callahan NOV 20, 2020 Ten years ago, I visited the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery near Anzio with my wife and young sons. Among the gravestones, we came across two brothers from … Continue reading Together Forever
Click the link to learn more, readers: Our WWII Story: Gardening in the South Pacific By Legionnaire William Sabel of Tavares, Fla. MAR 04, 2021 [Editor’s note: World War II veteran and Legionnaire William Sabel of Tavares, Fla., submitted the following story to Legiontown in 2013. He died in 2015.] I was instrumental in introducing … Continue reading A Tropical Victory Garden
Whether you have watched The Mandalorian or not, by now you doubtless know of the little green Star Wars* child commonly called “Baby Yoda.” A member of Yoda’s unnamed species, the Child* still has at least half the Internet in a state of euphoria even though season one ended in December. By most standards, that would … Continue reading That’s a Baby?
Proposals today have become fairly elaborate endeavors. Now paying to have the name of one’s beloved written in the sky isn’t enough; men have put themselves in Disney movies and spelled out “will you marry me” with Christmas lights. But as the story below demonstrates, this is not a totally new trend: This Army wife's … Continue reading Now That Is a Dress!
If you remember the probe droids from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back* and the miniature versions seen in new franchise material such as Star Wars Rebels*, then you might find this piece particularly interesting. The pocket-sized drones described in the article below act a great deal like the probes seen in Star Wars. While … Continue reading Another Star Wars Idea Becomes Reality
I posted this article last year for Independence Day and, seeing no reason to elaborate on what was stated then, I have reposted it below. Enjoy, readers, and have fun celebrating our nation’s birthday! “Words fail to convey how deeply I love my country. From childhood I have loved the Stars and Stripes that snap … Continue reading America – My Beautiful, Inspirational Home
C-3PO and R2-D2 are becoming more and more plausible the more mankind explores robotics. While I would prefer to avoid a future full of Terminators, HK-47s, and Eagle Eyes, I have to admit that the U.S. Army’s interest in building two or four-legged tanks has me almost as excited as Brian Niemeier. Does that mean … Continue reading Of Droids, Zoids, and Mecha…