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Oklahoma VA: Maggots found in patient’s wound while still alive

The horrendous treatment of a Vietnam Veteran.TALIHINA, Okla. – Owen Reese Peterson, a 73-year-old Vietnam Veteran, passed away on October 3rd from complications of sepsis. According to multiple sources, maggots were found growing in Peterson’s wound while he was still alive. According to Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs executive director Myles Deering; The maggots were indeed found while Mr. Peterson was alive at the facility, but the maggots did not cause his death.   Associated Press reporting: A physician’s assistant and three nurses, including the director of nursing, resigned afterRead More


This Breathtaking Event at Exactly 11:11 Every Veterans Day in Anthem, Arizona

A breath-taking event happens at exactly 11:11 AM every Veteran’s Day The sun aligns perfectly with the Anthem Veteran’s Memorial.   Light from the sun perfectly shines through the ellipses of five marble pillars representing each branch of the Armed Forces, illuminating The Great Seal of the United States.     Five Pillar Significance The Anthem Veterans Memorial, located in Anthem Community Park in Anthem, AZ is a monument dedicated to honor the service and sacrifice of our country’s armed forces. This pillar of pride provides a place of honorRead More


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Sickening: Vietnam War Memorial Desecrated In Venice Beach

Vandals Deface Vietnam War Memorial In Venice VENICE (CBSLA.com) — Vandals defaced a memorial to Vietnam war veterans in Venice – an awful sight on this Memorial Day weekend. Stewart Oscars welled up as he looked at the vandalized mural located on Pacific Avenue near Sunset Court. It was covered in graffiti from end to end. “This knocked me out. So sickening. Just sadness…think of all these people. They’re gone,” Oscars said. “I remember the Vietnam war and how friends went to war, and bodies came back. Somehow, it hasRead More


So Now the POW/MIA Flag Is Under Fire — as a Symbol of ‘Racist Hate’

The National Review by David French Another day, another argument that a flag must come down. Today’s target is a bit surprising — the POW/MIA flag that flies from government buildings, honoring the hundreds of Americans still missing and unaccounted for in Vietnam. Writing in the pages of Newsweek, a very angry Rick Perlstein is simply not having it, declaring, “That damned flag: It’s a shroud. It smothers the complexity, the reality, of what really happened in Vietnam.” In fact, he claims the entire emphasis on American missing and POW’sRead More