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Onward Ops, Military Transition Support Program

During Suicide Prevention Month, Onward Ops Military Transition Support Program Highlights Its Focus on the ‘Deadly Gap’ You Are Not Alone: Call the National Suicide Hotline’s Veterans Crisis Line at 988 (Press 1), Chat Live or Text 838255 for 24/7 Confidential Crisis Support for Veterans and Their Loved Ones WASHINGTON, September 26, 2023 ( - The first year out of the service – a period known as the “deadly gap” – is a particularly vulnerable... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Culinary Specialist Seaman Isiah Johnson, of Camden City, N.J

PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 8, 2023) Culinary Specialist Seaman Isiah Johnson, from Camden City, N.J., prepares food for sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is underway conducting routine operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Tomas Valdes) Read more →

Navy Week Celebration in Philadelphia and Camden City October 9 through 15


YOUR MONEY: U.S NOT ABLE to Show Effectiveness of $3 Billion Spent in Mexico to Stop Drug Trafficking

It is no secret that the United States has a nearly unquenchable appetite for illegal drugs. This appetite drives demand, which TCOs in the Western Hemisphere happily meet. In doing so over the years, these TCOs have become increasingly wealthy and powerful throughout the Western Hemisphere — so much so that in some regions of Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America, they compete (well) for primacy with governments. (The Brookings Institute) +++++ By Brett Rowland... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Camden City Residents Serving Aboard The USS Nimitz

USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Airman Recruit Ruby Calle, an Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuel) from Camden City, New Jersey, was caught on camera opening a suction cross-connection valve on the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during routine operations in the Pacific Ocean on September 7, 2023. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brittney Camacho-Pietri of the US Navy captured the photo. Read more →

JOIN THE NAVY SEE THE WORLD: Cherry Hill Native Aboard USS Nimitz

Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class David Rowe photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brittney Camacho-Pietri PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 16, 2023) Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class David Rowe, from Cherry Hill, N.J., captures video during a visual information personnel drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is underway conducting routine operations. PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 16, 2023) Sailors participate in a firefighting drill on the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).... Read more →

DOWN THE SHORE: CG Rescues Kite Surfer from Sand Bar near Barnegat Light (see video)

PHILADELPHIA (CNBNews)(August 31, 2023)– The Coast Guard rescued a kite surfer from a sand bar about one mile from Barnegat Light, New Jersey, Thursday. A good Samaritan contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Thursday morning and reported that a person was stranded on a sand bar waving for assistance. The person in distress was reported to be directly across from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light near Sledge Island. A 29-foot Response – Boat... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: USS Oklahoma History, Built in Camden City, Refitted In Philly

USS Oklahoma (Battleship # 37, later BB-37), 1916-1946 USS Oklahoma, a 27,500-ton Nevada class battleship, was built at Camden CITY, New Jersey. She was commissioned in May 1916 and generally operated in the Atlantic over the next five years. In mid-1918, Oklahoma went to European waters to help protect convoys. Late in that year and in June 1919 she escorted President Wilson during his voyages to and from France. In 1921, the battleship moved to... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Pennsauken N.J Native Handles Line Aboard USS Boxer

photo provided PACIFIC OCEAN 08.17.2023 Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Connor Burns USS Boxer (LHD 4) Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Ronald Boakye, a native of Pennsauken, New Jersey, and Seaman Mercy Fapohunda, a native of New York City, handle line in the foc’sle aboard USS Boxer (LHD 4) as the ship gets underway during sea and anchor, Aug. 17, 2023. Boxer is a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship currently underway conducting Type Commander Sea Trials... Read more →

Demystifying Elfbar’s Product Line: A Close Look at Their Models and Features

The features that make an Elfbar vape tick can be found in the design. It will interest you to know that one of the most recognizable brands in Switzerland is Elfbar and their vapes are exquisitely designed to suit the style of the user. This is why the average Elfbar Vape Distributor expends little or no effort convincing buyers of their quality. Moreover, they boast a large vape selection catering to all preferences. If you... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 3rd Class Roman Griffen, of Lumberton

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 3rd Class Roman Griffen, from Lumberton, New Jersey, assigned to the world’s largest aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) air department, performs bow safety from the catwalk, July 2, 2023. Gerald R. Ford is the U.S. Navy’s newest and most advanced aircraft carrier, representing a generational leap in the U.S. Navy’s capacity to project power on a global scale. The Gerald R. Ford Carrier Strike Group is on a... Read more →

Medal of Honor Monday: Army 1st Lt. Rudolph Bianco Davila

As the machine gun platoon leader during World War II, Army 1st Lt. Rudolph Bianco Davila's job was to cover the backs of the rifle company in front of him. When that company was about to be ambushed by Germans, he did all he could to keep them from being slaughtered. His bravery earned him the Distinguished Service Cross and eventually the Medal of Honor. Davila was born on April 27, 1916, to his father,... Read more →

Richard "Ping" Sheldon, of Haddon Hts., Gcity Rotary Pres., Army Veteran, GCHS Alumni

HADDON HTS., NJ-- On July 2, 2023, Richard "Ping" Sheldon passed away at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Gloucester City, Ping graduated from St. Mary's Grammar School before attending Gloucester Catholic High School Class of 1954 where he was an outstanding baseball player and played for the Brooklawn American Legion team. After high school, he played with the Philadelphia Phillies farm system for several years. He attended several universities before... Read more →

Consumer Alert: Military Romance Scams

For Military Consumer Month, let’s talk a little about how romance scammers target people who support the troops — and sometimes servicemembers themselves. These scammers can be any age, gender, or sexual orientation and may approach you on dating sites or on social media platforms. In 2022, nearly 70,000 people reported a romance scam to the FTC — and losses hit a staggering $1.3 billion. These scammers may steal photos of real military personnel for... Read more →

Wreaths Across America Kicks Off Giving in July 2023

‘Do Good Twice’ by supporting local Sponsorship Groups while sharing the mission to Remember, Honor, Teach COLUMBIA FALLS, ME – June 28, 2023 – Today, national nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA) announces the kickoff to its annual Giving in July campaign! For WAA, this month is dedicated to celebrating local groups and individuals participating in the organization’s $5 pay-back Sponsorship Group Program. Through this unique program, supporters ‘Do Good Twice’ through each $17 sponsorship made.... Read more →

Joyce Weaver, of Mount Ephraim, WWII Navy Veteran

Joyce W. Weaver, who served as an Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd class in the Navy during WWII passed away Thursday, June 15, 2023. She was over 100 years old. Joyce, a Member of American Legion Post 68 Merchantville, had lived in Mount Ephraim N.J. for 73 years. Born and raised in Barrington NJ, she graduated Haddon Heights High School and was employed at Photo Developing Inc. Front Street Camden N.J., from November 1940 until to... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Meet Sage the Navy's Facility Dog

When the Navy's newest and most advanced aircraft carrier set off last month on its second deployment, it brought along something both familiar and entirely novel: Meet Sage, the USS Gerald R. Ford's facility dog. As part of a pilot program, she is the first "expanded operational stress control canine" to serve on the crew aboard a Navy ship throughout a deployment. The 3-year-old Labrador retriever has been specially trained to help sailors cope with... Read more →

PA National Guard Opposes Dangerous Wind Farm

By Lauren Jessop | The Center Square contributor Jun 15, 2023 National Guard warns proposed wind farm poses safety threat An UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviantion Brigade flies over the Muir Army Airfield at Ft. Indiantown Gap in Annville, Pa. By Brad Rhen | Ft. Indiantown Gap Facebook ============= (The Center Square) – A proposed wind farm has given rise to concerns by state military officials who say the windmills... Read more →

Confirmed M-13 Member Exported from Philadelphia; Wanted for Aggravated Murder in El Salvador

OPINION: How many more individuals like this murderer have gained entry into our CNBNews OPINION the nation that we don't know about? The situation with our borders being overrun by illegal immigrants is a direct result of the decades-long mismanagement by Washington DC bureaucrats. A country without boundaries is not a country! ~CNBNews PHILADELPHIA — ERO Philadelphia removed Jose Benedicto Mojica Aldana to El Salvador on a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Air Operations... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Galloway Resident Participated in Fleet Week New York

By Megan Brown, Navy Office of Community Outreach MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Petty Officer 2nd Class Nya Jobs, a native of Galloway, New Jersey, recently participated in Fleet Week New York. The amphibious assault ship, USS Wasp (LHD 1), navigates through New York Harbor during Fleet Week New York's parade of ships, May 24, 2023. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Horacio G. Idrogo, Jr.) Through a series of outreach events, Fleet Week... Read more →

Charles E. Murtaugh Active in Westville Little League, School Board, Lions Club, Army Veteran

Charles "Chalie" E. Murtaugh, 88, of Westville, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 29, 2023. Chalie was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, and friend. He loved to be around his family, especially his grandchildren. Charlie served in the United States Army during the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He was the President and Coach of Westville Little League, served on the Board of Education for Westville Public Schools... Read more →

Illegal Immigrant Wanted for Murder Arrested by ERO Boston

ERO Boston arrests fugitive gang member convicted of murder in Brazil BOSTON — Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Boston arrested a Brazilian fugitive, who was convicted of murder in Brazil, in Somerville, Massachusetts, May 23. The 50-year-old foreign national, who has been identified as a confirmed, active member of Primeiro Comando Da Capital (PCC) – Brazil’s largest criminal gang organization – has been convicted of homicide in his native country. He unlawfully entered the United... Read more →

Face of Defense:

Swedesboro native continues tradition of service under the sea

By Megan Brown, Navy Office of Community Outreach KINGS BAY, Ga. – Submariners make up only 10 percent of the U.S. Navy’s personnel, but they play a critical role in carrying out one of the Defense Department’s most important missions: strategic deterrence. Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Cox, a native of Swedesboro, New Jersey, is one of the sailors continuing a 123-year tradition of service under the sea to help ensure Americans’ safety. Photo by... Read more →

An Illegal Immigrant Wanted in Honduras for Drug Trafficking Removed From Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA - Enforcement and Removal Operation (ERO) Philadelphia removed Harby Rigoberto Vargas-Sanchez, a Honduran citizen with a final order of removal, to Honduras on a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Air Operations charter aircraft May 26. Vargas-Sanchez is a foreign fugitive wanted by law enforcement authorities in Honduras for illegal drug trafficking. “This case demonstrates the cooperation between the U.S. and its allies in bringing drug traffickers to justice,” said ERO Philadelphia Field Office... Read more →


A Giant Chinook Flies Over Gloucester City/UPDATE

UPDATE, WITH A NEW PHOTO GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (May 31, 2023)--The helicopter circled over North Stinson Avenue. As mentioned earlier the pilot and the passengers inside the helicopter waved to the people on the ground who stood in astonishment as the Chinook flew over their homes. (photo credit Ben Vautier) UPDATE: A number of the comments on our Facebook page state that it is commonplace to see this helicopter flying in South Jersey. And we... Read more →

American Legion Commander on the Cost of Freedom

By Vincent J. “Jim” Troiola, National Commander MAY 24, 2023 Dear American Legion Family and friends, A commonly used phrase in The American Legion is “every day is Veterans Day.” We prove this through our programs and service to our communities. But for Gold Star families and the battle buddies of the fallen, every day is Memorial Day. When American servicemembers are seriously wounded, often their last words are some variations of “tell my wife... Read more →


Training Center Cape May to fire 40MM battery; Reminder: 3 PM Pause for a Moment of Silence

On this Memorial Day, we acknowledge that freedom is not free. For those who gave up everything in service to this country...We honor Your Sacrifice. PLEASE PAUSE ON MEMORIAL DAY AT 3 PM FOR A MOMENT OF SILENCE IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE Zoomability Memorial Day Tribute from Zoomability on Vimeo. ++++++++++++ CAPE MAY, N.J. (May 30, 2023)(CNBNews)- The Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Armory staff will be conducting a... Read more →

The DOD & NASCAR Highlight Fallen Heroes, Service During Coca Cola 600 

May 26, 2023 | By Katie Lange , DOD News | As Americans remember and mourn our fallen heroes this Memorial Day weekend, NASCAR nation will honor and recognize them alongside hundreds of current service members at one of the sport's biggest races of the year. The "600 Miles of Remembrance" is much more than just a race. Since 2018, all of the Defense Department's service branches have joined with NASCAR to honor the U.S.... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: Navy Ensign Frank William Crilley, Medal of Honor and Navy Cross Recipient

When Navy Ensign Frank William Crilley joined the service, he likely didn't realize he would become the hero of some of the country's most dramatic undersea rescue and salvage operations of the 20th century. The master diver excelled in his craft, broke records and earned both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross along the way. Crilley was born Sept. 13, 1883, in Trenton, New Jersey, to parents Frank and Mary Crilley. He had... Read more →

Since January 1 the Number of Illegals Crossing the Boarder is Greater than the Population of Delaware'

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – The number of people illegally entering the U.S. solely through the southern border in the first four months of this year is greater than the population of Delaware, the home state of the president, and the populations of five other states. CRIME So far this year, at least 1,047,528, people have been apprehended or reported evading capture, according to data analyzed by The... Read more →

FACE OF DEFENSE: West Melbourne native serves aboard U.S. Navy amphibious warship in Japan

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Xiaoming Zheng, Navy Office of Community Outreach SASEBO, Japan - Seaman Vincent Macy a native of West Melbourne, Florida, serves in Japan aboard a U.S. Navy warship. Photo by Lt. Cmdr. Jacob Joy, Navy Office of Community Outreach Macy graduated high school in 2021 and joined the Navy two years ago. “I joined the Navy because I wanted to travel and see the world,” said Macy. Today, Macy serves... Read more →

Large Crowd Attends Coast Guard's Community Festival

CAPE MAY, N.J. (May 20, 2023)-(CNBNEWS)--— U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May and the Cape May County Coast Guard Community Foundation held an annual Coast Guard Community Festival on base Saturday. The festivities included cutter tours, static boat displays, K-9 demonstrations, base tours, local vendors, and live entertainment. Cape May County is one of 29 officially designated Coast Guard communities, and the festival reinforced the positive relationship facilitated between our local Coast Guard personnel... Read more →


Navy Submariner Josiah Trombley of Auburndale Continues Family's 123-Year Tradition of Service

Auburndale native continues a 123-year tradition of service under the sea By Cmdr. Anthony Falvo, Navy Office of Community Outreach Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Yassen Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Josiah Trombley, Navy Office of Community Outreach (CNBNEWS)-KINGS BAY, Ga. – Submariners make up only 10 percent of the U.S. Navy’s personnel, but they play a critical role in carrying out one of the Defense Department’s most important missions: strategic deterrence. Petty... Read more →


Burlington Township native serves aboard forward-deployed Navy warship in Japan

MAY 11 By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jerry Jimenez, Navy Office of Community Outreach YOKOSUKA, Japan - Petty Officer 3rd Class Russell Paixao, a native of Burlington Township, New Jersey, serves in Japan aboard a forward-deployed U.S. Navy warship. Paixao joined the Navy one year ago. Today, Paixao serves as an interior communications electrician aboard USS Dewey. Petty Officer 3rd Class Russell Paixao Photo by Lt. Cmdr. Jake Joy, Navy Office of Community Outreach... Read more →



South Korean soldiers walk among the bodies of political prisoners executed near Daejon, July 1950 (Major Abbott, U.S. Army - National Archives, Major Abbott/U.S. Army via AP copy) Five Things to Know The American Legion MAY 15, 2023 1. Large-scale aerial drills are underway again over the Korean Peninsula, nearly a month after South Korea carried out similar training with the United States. More than 60 South Korean aircraft are taking part in the weeklong,... Read more →

Rudolph "Rudy" R. Riti, 97, of West Collingswood; U.S. Navy Korean War Veteran

On May 11, 2023, of West Collingswood, NJ. Age 92 years. Beloved husband of 69 years to Nancy L. Riti (nee Gingrich). Dear father of the late Ralph (Lisa) Riti, Amy (Gary) Barker, Rebecca Riti and Thomas (Mary Beth) Riti. Loving grandfather of 8 and great grandfather of 3. Devoted brother of Evelyn Brancato. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Rudy was a 1947 graduate of Girard College and a 1952 graduate... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: Another $1.2 Billion Headed to Urkraine for Air Defense Artillery

May 9, 2023 | By Jim Garamone , DOD News | CNBNews graphic file The United States will provide Ukraine with a $1.2 billion package to bolster the country's air defenses and sustain its artillery needs, Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder said today. The grant is part of the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative. "This package underscores the continued U.S. commitment to meeting Ukraine's most urgent requirements by committing critical capabilities —... Read more →

GCity Resident Serving Aboard Guided-Missile Destroyer USS Milius in the South China Sea

CNBNews FACE OF DEFENSE SOUTH CHINA SEA (April 13, 2023) – Hull Technician 2nd Class Johnathan Brown, from Gloucester City, New Jersey, fights a simulated fire during a damage control drill aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) while operating in the South China Sea, April 13. Milius is assigned to Commander, Task Force 71/Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy’s largest forward-deployed DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet’s principal surface force. (U.S.... Read more →

U.S. Army Veteran Lawrence Spellman Honored

VOORHEES TOWNSHIP, NJ --The Camden County Board of Commissioners gathered in Voorhees Township for a recent Town Hall Meeting and honored U.S. Army Veteran Lawrence Spellman. Spellman, a police officer for Voorhees Township, served in the Army from 2009 to 2012, after which he was honorably discharged. During his service, Spellman was deployed to Iraq where he was involved in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. During his time in the Army, Spellman received... Read more →

George Tomlin, Jr., 96, of Bellmawr; WW II Army Veteran, Purple Heart Recipient

George Tomlin, Jr., on March 10, 2023, of Bellmawr. Age 96. The Purple Heart (PH) is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed while serving, on or after 5 April 1917, with the U.S. Military Beloved husband of the late Katherine (nee Gifford) Tomlin. Devoted Father of Kathleen Underwood (Robert) and Robert Tomlin. Loving pop of Robert Jr. (Beth), Brian (Theresa) and Jennifer (Jason). Great... Read more →

Biden has Turned Southwest Border into a Meaningless Line in the Sand

MAY 2022 U.S. Border Patrol agents working in El Paso, Texas, apprehend 1,036 illegal aliens, the largest single group ever caught, according to US Customs and Border Patrol source The Biden administration has turned the southwest border into a meaningless line in the sand and little more than a speedbump for aliens flooding into the country, according to a scathing federal court order blasting the president’s controversial catch-and-release policy. Known as Parole Plus Alternative... Read more →

Howard J. Theckston Jr., 90, formerly of Gloucester City; GCHS Alumnus; Korean War Marine Veteran

On February 28, 2023, Howard J. Jr., age 90, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Gloucester City, NJ, Howard graduated from St. Mary's Grammar School and Gloucester Catholic High School before serving in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge, he married Margaret Taylor and relocated to Downingtown, PA where they raised their two children. Howard enjoyed many hobbies, including fishing, golfing,... Read more →

Medal of Honor Presented to Ret. Army Colonel Paris D. Davis

Army Colonel Paris D. Davis distinguished himself by acts of gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty during the Vietnam War. Davis, now a retired colonel, attended a White House ceremony on March 3, 2023 where President Joseph Biden presented him the Medal of Honor. His Medal of Honor citation was read during the ceremony. While serving as commander of Detachment A-321, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces, during combat... Read more →

Attention Active-Duty Military, Reservists and Veterans! Claim Your Green Flag INDYCAR Tickets

The American Legion in partnership with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is offering active-duty military, reservists and veterans of the United States Armed Forces two (2) FREE Green Flag Friday tickets in appreciation for your service to our country. Along with watching some of the world’s most elite drivers kick off the season opener weekend you and a guest can enjoy Alex Palou pilot the #10 American Legion | Be The One car... Read more →

Face of Defense: Chinese Surveillance Balloons Are Global

Feb. 13, 2023 | By David Vergun , DOD News | When President Joe Biden came into office, he directed the U.S. intelligence community to do a broad assessment of Chinese intelligence capabilities, said John Kirby, coordinator for strategic communications at the National Security Council in the White House, speaking to the media today. "We were able to determine that China has a high-altitude balloon program for intelligence collection that's connected to the People's Liberation... Read more →

Wreaths Across America Radio and Veteran Radio Programs Join Together

New programming added to the Wreaths Radio lineup is veteran-centric and aims to inform, educate, and entertain! COLUMBIA FALLS, ME — February 6, 2023 — Wreaths Across America Radio, is a full-time internet radio station that broadcasts a variety of music, news, and stories regarding American veterans, their families, and the ongoing community work of Wreaths Across America and its local volunteers. Today, Wreaths Across America Radio proudly announces entering into a content-sharing agreement with... Read more →

AMERICAN LEGION: General Says US Headed for War with China

1. China could be at war with the United States two years from now, a top Air Force general predicted in a bombastic and unusual memo to troops under his command, asserting a significantly shorter timeline before potential conflict than any other senior U.S. defense official to date. Gen. Michael A. Minihan, who as head of Air Mobility Command oversees the service’s fleet of transport and refueling aircraft, warned personnel to speed their preparations for... Read more →

AMERICAN LEGION: Five Things to Know

1. Nine military officers who had worked decades ago at a nuclear missile base in Montana have been diagnosed with blood cancer and there are “indications” the disease may be linked to their service, according to military briefing slides obtained by The Associated Press. One of the officers has died. 2. A woman who stole nearly $500,000 from the federal Veterans Affairs department by impersonating her dead mother for nearly 50 years has been spared... Read more →

Wreaths Across America Will Honor “The Four Chaplains” on February 3 in Maine

On Friday, Feb. 3rd, Wreaths Across America remembers the 80th anniversary of the sinking of the U.S.A.T. Dorchester COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine – Friday, Jan. 20, 2022 – On Friday, Feb. 3rd, 2023, Wreaths Across America will honor the American heroes known as “The Four Chaplains” with a special live event at 1 pm EST, from the nondenominational Balsam Valley Chapel and balsam tip lands located in the Downeast Region of Maine. This event is open... Read more →


submitted by Maureen G. and Frank K. Now it is clear why the media hardly mentioned Pearl Harbor this year. When I was a kid, I couldn't understand why Eisenhower was so popular. Maybe this will explain why General Eisenhower Warned Us. It is a matter of history that when the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, General Dwight Eisenhower, found the victims of the death camps, he ordered all possible photographs to be... Read more →