We wake up to news that the prior night an innocent person was killed at point-blank range. We come back from lunch to news of a mass shooting in a public gathering place. We drive home from work but have to go around downtown because there’s a bomb scare. We sit down to dinner and…
A century-old letter tells the story of a soldier’s character and his sacrifice.
This Independence Day, what does freedom mean to you?
The love of a child burns brightly through the darkness
Being his own man was the critical precedent Muhammad Ali set for 21st-Century men.
The meaning of family through the eyes of a friend
One reason – he displayed political courage that modern athletes could never even imagine.
Brian Boland reflects on what it means to ‘balance’ family and military service.
Dale A. Dye reflects on his family, forged through shared suffering and survival.
John M. Del Vecchio reminds us about family: It is deeper than blood and includes everyone regardless of race, creed, gender or politics.
How you honor your parents is one way to show love for your country.
Bill Singley considers the many ways we define family.
Honor is reserved for what you give
Nichole Landaverde reflects that death cannot separate us from those we love.
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.