Veterans’ remains sometimes wait for honors. Now that my new site is up and running, I’m editing my funeral industry posts here at Raven’s Beak to point to their new home at Funeral News Central.
I’m a bit disappointed in my inability to come up with anything special or original to say about the 11th day of the 11th month. I’m always humbled when I consider the sacrifices so many have made to give me what I’ve got today. Our World War II veterans are dying at a rate of
I thought this was SUCH a cool idea! The Maine National Guard is giving life-size from-the-waist-up pictures of soldiers to the families of deployed guard members. Guard officials and families say the cutouts, known as Flat Daddies or Flat Soldiers, connect families with a relative who is thousands of miles away. The Flat Daddies are
Specialist Jeremy Hinzman, formerly of the 82d Airborne, has lost the first step of his attempt to seek asylum in Canada. Hinzman had claimed the war in Iraq was illegal, and that any act he might commit while there would be the equivalent of an atrocity. For the record, Hinzman also was sent to Afghanistan,