Commentary: Veterans display leadership, perseverance

“From this day, to the ending of the world.We in it shall be remembered.We few, we lucky few, we band of brothers.For he who today sheds his blood with me,shall be my brother.”— William Shakespeare’s “Henry V” Whether at Lexington, Gettysburg, the Argonne Forest, Okinawa, Korea, Vietnam, the Middle East or conflicts before, during and […]

Commentary: The importance of reaching out to our veterans

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Isiah 6:8 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” Monday is Veterans Day. To most, it’s a day off. Nothing wrong with that. But for the less than 1 percent who serve in uniform, this […]

Commentary: Thank a US military veteran each and every day

On Veterans Day we recognize the men and women who have served the country with courage, integrity and valor. They deserve thanks not only one day a year, but every day. Over a period of four decades, I had the privilege of serving with three generations of veterans from Vietnam in 1966-68, through my retirement […]

COMMENTARY: ‘Kneeling cards’ would commemorate disdainful athletes

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On this Veterans Day weekend, I offer the following comments. From a veteran’s eyes, I see the flag controversy by professional athletes as a hostage situation. Unless the country meets their vague demands for “social justice,” they will continue to use their public forum to publicly disrespect the nation, its symbol and its veterans. The […]

COMMENTARY: Delaware Veterans Trust Fund seeks support

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The new year is fast approaching with all of its hopes and promises. Many good folks make end of year, tax-deductible contributions to favorite causes. Reaching out to others is part of what makes America exceptional. While churches and service organizations used to be the focal point for helping others in their community, today professional […]