Returning Soldier Surprises Wife and Son at the Parade

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This Rose Bowl reunion will touch your heart.

How To Honor Soldiers Who Died For No Reason?

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We can’t keep pretending that most of our wars have been noble or worthwhile, so where does that put us on Memorial Day?

Memorial Day & Summer: The Dads & Families Podcast Episode 64

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The Summer is shaping up! Keep your little one’s protected!

Daddy Why Do People Go to War?

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Are we asking the wrong questions in our search for an end to war?

Crazy Activities to Consider This Memorial Day Weekend….

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A video montage of insane and inspiring stunts to help kickstart your summer fun this long-holiday weekend

A Memorial To My Father

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Ben Dean shares the memory of his father on this past memorial day, and discusses part of his father’s life that had never been discussed before.

Honoring the Rest Who Served

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When most people think of veterans and heroes, they think of men in uniform. But Memorial Day is for the others who served, too.

All Mourners are Created Equal

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Most people equate the end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” with gay service members being able to serve openly. It also gave something to those left behind.

Looking for Family, Finding Love

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Josh Magill sets out to find the gravestones of his ancestors, and comes away with the feeling he had found home.

The Snags and Snares of Male Decision Making

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When it seems like whatever decision you make will reinforce a male stereotype or break a male-centric taboo, what’s a man to do?

True Patriotism: A Reflection on Memorial Day

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We remember those who have fought in wars. Let’s not forget those who fight against war.

Looking for a Few Good Men

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Poetry editor Charlie Bondhus reflects on what it means to be gay, a poet, and an editor, and what all this means in terms of the Good Men Project’s mission.

Soldier Walks 13 Miles in Full Gear to Honor Fallen Comrade

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Sergent Hille explained, “We have to do our best to continue to remember the ones who paid the ultimate sacrifice for what we have the privilege of doing in this country.”

Memorial Day: Through the Eyes of a Veteran

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Sean Davis remembers the fallen soldiers he served with and looks ahead to new challenges.

Veterans Urn Project Honors Soldiers with Handcrafted Boxes

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In Tampa, a group of woodworkers has organized to craft urns for indigent veterans whose remains would otherwise be relegated to cardboard boxes.