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IMMIGRANT RECRUITS

US Army reinstates at least 36 discharged immigrant recruits who were kicked out of service

AP REPORT At least three dozen immigrant recruits who were booted from the US Army after enlisting with a promised pathway to citizenship are being brought back to serve, according to court records filed Monday. Since Aug. 17, the US Army has reinstated 32 reservists, and revoked discharge orders of another six enlistees who had […]

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A payday lender near Camp Pendleton in California. (Marine Corps photo) Senator

Lawmakers charge Trump Administration easing up on Payday Lenders to troops

Military.com -By Richard Sisk All 47 Democrats in the Senate and the two Independents who usually vote with them have called on the Trump administration to drop proposed rules changes that they argue would ease oversight of predatory payday lenders. In a letter Wednesday (Aug. 15), the senators, including ranking members of the Banking, Armed […]

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US Korean War

U.S. military takes possession of remains that North Korea says belong to Americans who died in the Korean War

North Korea transferred the remains it says are 55 American service members killed in the Korean War to the U.S. military on July 27. (Reuters) By Adam Taylor and Dan Lamothe- REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION – WASHINGTON POST OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea — A U.S. Air Force plane carrying what are thought to be the […]

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Trump on Iran Sanctions

Statement from the President on the Reimposition of United States Sanctions to Iran

Aug. 6, 2018. Today, the United States is taking action to reimpose nuclear-related sanctions with respect to Iran that were lifted in connection with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action of July 14, 2015 (the “JCPOA”). These actions include reimposing sanctions on Iran’s automotive sector and on its trade in gold and precious metals, as […]

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Atlanta police bomb squad responds after a veteran who said he was disgruntled with the Department of Veterans Affairs set himself on fire in protest June 26 outside the Georgia Capitol. AP Photo

Air Force vet who set himself on fire to protest the VA dies of wounds

By: J.D. Simkins, Military Times Editor/Writer ~~ Investigators have confirmed that the Air Force veteran who set himself on fire on the grounds of the Georgia Capitol building in protest of the Department of Veterans Affairs has died. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced this week that 58-year-old John Michael Watts died Monday, less than […]

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President Trump shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un during their first meetings on Sentosa Island in Singapore.

Trump reaffirms North Korean Nuclear Threat

Letter to Congress-order to be published in National Register June 22, 2018 ~~ President Donald Trump told Congress in a letter on Friday (June 22, 2018) that North Korea’s “provocative, destabilizing, and repressive actions…continue to constitute an unusual and extraordinary threat” to the United States. The letter, which notes the country’s “pursuit of nuclear and […]

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President Trump shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un during their first meetings on Sentosa Island in Singapore.

Trump said ‘adversaries can become friends’ following historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

By Elaine Owen, Editor ~~ SINGAPORE — President Donald Trump declared the Kim Jong Un summit a success on Tuesday that will lead to the denuclearization of North Korea, even as critics pointed out that their agreement lacks specifics and that Trump offered to curtail military support for South Korea. “Today is the beginning of […]

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With the Preamble to the Constitution in the background Dr. Tom Jordan tells the Memorial Day crowd that Freedom is Not Free.

Memorial Day brought rain, wind, honor and memories

By Elaine Owen, Editor ~~ Wind and rain did not keep the planned Memorial Day ceremony from happening Monday. The Boy Scouts showed up at Veterans Park just as they were supposed to, ready to set up chairs. The Honor Guard and other veterans were there, as well as many from the community. When it […]

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SK Blue House released this photo showing President Moon Jae-in and government officials apparently reacting to news that President Trump canceled his planned summit with NK leader Kim Jong Un.

North Korea signals it is still open to talks after Trump cancels summit

BY JESSE BYRNES AND MAX GREENWOOD – THE HILL – 5-24-18 ~~ North Korea signaled Thursday that it is still open to talks with the United States after President Trump canceled a planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye-gwan said in a statement broadcast by North […]

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Memorial Day Event 2018

Memorial Day Ceremony – Fannin County Veterans Memorial Park

Monday, May 28, 2018, 11:59 a.m. MEMORIAL DAY AGENDA NGHG Posting of Colors Pledge of Allegiance Posting of Wreaths, Rifle and Helmet and Boots POW/MIA Missing Man Chair Recognition Keynote Address: Dr. Tom Jordan, Rifle Salute Retirement of Colors. Last week Veteran Rob McIntyre and Veterans Park Curator Trevor McIntyre did a lot of clean-up […]

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