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My Open Apology to The Sweet Couple I Rear-Ended on The Rotary
My Open Apology to The Sweet Couple I Rear-Ended on The Rotary
For the first time in my entire life, I was involved in an at-fault accident. It happened on Monday morning just after 10 AM at the intersection of Western Avenue and Memorial Circle (The Rotary). The irony here is, if you listen to the Moose Morning Show enough, I'm always complaining about drivers on Augusta's rotaries and how ignorant some people can be...
Six Flags Great Adventure Officially Apologizes to U.S. Marine Kept Out Over Gun Shirt
Six Flags Great Adventure Officially Apologizes to U.S. Marine Kept Out Over Gun Shirt
Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey has issued an official apology to veteran, Mario Alejandro, who was denied entry because the shirt he was wearing was called "offensive" by a security guard. He was told he'd have to put on a different shirt, buy one to put over it or leave the park. He chose to leave. The shirt, which depicted an automatic weapon, was captioned with, "Keep ca
Tissue Time: Dogs Helping Veterans Deal With War Trauma
Tissue Time: Dogs Helping Veterans Deal With War Trauma
Dogs are amazing. This is an ad for guide dogs from Royal Dutch Guide Dog Foundation showing the assistance a trained dog can offer in helping a military veteran who is coping with severe war related trauma. OH the tag line?  "We not only help people who cannot see, but also those who have seen too much"....Ya, that got me going! Pass the tissues, please.
Maine First Lady Ann LePage Joins Retired U.S. Army Staff Sargent, Travis Mills, to Talk About the ‘Travis Mills Project’ [Audio]
Maine First Lady Ann LePage Joins Retired U.S. Army Staff Sargent, Travis Mills, to Talk About the ‘Travis Mills Project’ [Audio]
On April 10th, 2012, life changed forever for Travis Mills and his family. The U.S. Army Staff Sargent, while on his third tour in Afghanistan, set off an IED (improvised explosive device) which nearly ended his life. Nearly two years later, now a quadruple amputee, Travis appreciates life and his family more than you can imagine. His dream is to open a handicap accessible camp for veterans and th
Veteran’s Stand Down at the V.A. Togus Both Moving and Uplifting
Veteran’s Stand Down at the V.A. Togus Both Moving and Uplifting
As I drove to Augusta on Saturday, I decided I really wanted to stop in at the Veteran's Administration at Togus and see my pal Susie Whittington.  She's been working hard getting the word out about the Homeless Veteran's Stand Down and I, being someone with the utmost respect for those who serve our country, wanted to see what this day was all about.....