Fewer than 10 percent of Americans can claim the title “veteran.” And while the great military phrase “uncommon valor was a common virtue,” has been so often repeated that it risks becoming a cliché, it is no less true. We must ask ourselves as a nation, are we serving veterans even half as well as they have served us?
PERTH AMBOY – Local churches, organizations and businesses have partnered to sponsor Sunday Community Dinners at the A.J. Community Center on One Olive Street in Perth Amboy for those in need of a warm meal and good company.
“Just existing became what was important,” says 87-year-old Frank Kravetz of Pittsburgh, captive of the “hell-hole” that was Nuremberg Prison Camp. “Yet even as I struggled with the day-to-day sadness and despair, I never once had any regrets that I signed up to serve.”
As we mark another Veterans Day, I have these thoughts. First and foremost, we should think of our men and women of the Armed Forces of the United States. It is estimated that more than 90 percent of our civilian population never think of their well-being, and don’t care that they are in harm’s way, at least those who are serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.
MILLBURN–In the wake of the Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention (CDC) calling the abuse of prescription pain relievers an epidemic, The American Medicine Chest Challenge (AMCC) will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, in communities throughout the United States.
NEW YORK, N.Y.– The latest addition to Hess Corporation’s highly anticipated line of toy trucks promises to have fans racing to Hess locations this holiday season: The 2011 Hess Toy Truck and Race Car.