War is Hell, Love is Terrifying

The love of a child burns brightly through the darkness

Truck Driving His Way to Family

The meaning of family through the eyes of a friend

When Are You Coming Home?

Brian Boland reflects on what it means to ‘balance’ family and military service.

Warriors on Family: My Band of Brothers

Dale A. Dye reflects on his family, forged through shared suffering and survival.

Family. Combat. Brothers. Race.

John M. Del Vecchio reminds us about family: It is deeper than blood and includes everyone regardless of race, creed, gender or politics.

How I Honor My Parents

How you honor your parents is one way to show love for your country.

The Many Faces of Family

Bill Singley considers the many ways we define family.

Warriors: On Family

Honor is reserved for what you give

She’s Not Gone

Nichole Landaverde reflects that death cannot separate us from those we love.

The Enigma of Peace

William P. Singley writes that for many of us, peace remains a vague reality.


Erik Sabiston writes how peace can be accompanied by many frightening sounds.

The Blessings of Peace

Gene Rackovitch reflects on the many blessings of peace.

Fighting for Peace

Tony Peluso writes about how peace comes with a cost.

What Being a Comedian Taught Me About Humility and Loss

Why one woman’s gratitude for his comedy routine was so sobering, and so welcome.

What Peace Means to Me

Words and laughter are the most powerful weapons of peace.

Peace: Let it Reign

Tom Laemlein reflects how when mankind is at its best when things are at their worst.