“As a child I always worked hard for a Gold Star..Now I have one and I don’t want it”
Next month on Feb 24th I will be marking the third year of my family being Gold Stars. We never wanted to be Gold Stars… no one wants to be. In the past years I faced far [...]
In the United States we have 3 National holidays that celebrate our military. Unfortunately it seems most people either don’t know anything about them or they get them all mixed up and push them together. Ok so here is a civics lesson
Memorial Day is the last Monday in May every year. This is the day [...]
A few days ago I received a message from an Army medic.
Angelia.. I tried so hard not to make memorial day a day for Moms to have to remember. I tried really hard to make sure it was a day their sons and daughters came home to see them, not the other way around. I [...]
Memorial Day is next Monday. It is a day to remember and honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice in service of this nation. It is tradition that a wreath is laid at the memorial in Arlington each year .
I started quite the rant earlier this evening about how Pres. Obama [...]
Ok I have despised Westboro Baptist Church for years. anyone who can find glee in the death of a soldier or Marine is just sick in my humble opinion. They have the right to protest and to their opinions but there is a time and a place for everything and funerals are not it. For [...]
It’s one thing to hear about or even see pictures and video of something, it’s something completely different to actually experience it. I have read about anti war protest.. I’ve seen the videos and pictures. .. and yes they were upsetting. I have listened to others talk about their experiences at antiwar protest and thought [...]
Opsecs people OPSECS!!!! … if you don’t know what those are and are in the military or love someone in the military it means Operational Security. It’s information our enemies would LOVE to have! This solider could have gotten his entire unit killed. Military personnel can’t always tell you where they are what they are [...]
As we go into the eighth year of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan I read more and more about how this is Bush’s War or now it’s Obama’s War and even read the statement by a British Military mom stating how proud she was her son who had joined the military and it [...]
Thankasoldier.net is very excited to announce The Gratitude Project, a series of YouTube videos showing a collage of images from supporters of our men and women in uniform from all countries of the coalition. Thank A Soldier started as a ‘Cause’ page on Facebook and in just over a year has surpassed 3.4 Million members from all over the [...]
I was asked by James Hooker if he could include a picture of my son in his most recent video. Now I have been familiar with James’ music for a little more than a year now and I know his love and respect for our troops so I did not have to think twice about [...]