Category: Veterans

Burn Pit Bill Passes Senate to Help Sick Veterans

While Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) urged passage of the PACT Act, Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) led the Republican opposition. Their respective votes were no surprise then. The Senate voted 86-11 to pass the bill. The 11 NAYs were all Republicans: Crapo (R-ID)Lankford (R-OK)Lee (R-UT)Lummis… Continue Reading “Burn Pit Bill Passes Senate to Help Sick Veterans”

Memorial Day Ceremony 2022 – National Cemetery of the Alleghenies

The 2022 Memorial Day Ceremony at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies began at 11:00 AM on Sunday May 29, 2022 and lasted one hour. There was a large crowd in attendance, under mostly sunny skies, with a light breeze. Below is a video… Continue Reading “Memorial Day Ceremony 2022 – National Cemetery of the Alleghenies”

Diaries from World War One

Leading up to Memorial Day, I wanted to share several personal memoirs of men who served with the 15th Field Artillery Regiment in France during WWI in 1918. The coat of arms of the 15th FA Regiment above the shield contains a French 75mm Howitzer with… Continue Reading “Diaries from World War One”