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What Are Your Plans for The Hole-y-days?

By Heather Randall “I am so proud to be an American on this day… Glen is proud. Glen is honored. Glen is home.” I reread these words written by Kate Quigley, Glen Doherty’s sister. Most Americans are familiar with Glen; … Continue reading

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Animated Army Guys Strike with Force

By Boot Girl Myra It’s amazing how an innocent little animated show I was watching with my daughter completely changed my mood from happy to somber. It is a good sort of somber, the kind that made me stop and … Continue reading

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Voices Cry Out In Oil Leak

By Boot Girl Myra It would be easy to cap this oil leak, and in the grand scheme of things it would probably cost very little to do.   At the time of the ship’s sinking it still contained approximately 1.4 … Continue reading

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I Won’t Forget

BC Editor’s Note:  The following is reprinted with permission for the Boot Campaign, by a young teenage girl who contemplates the cost of deployment.   By Katherine Boynton I won’t forget I write him a tear-stained letter. I’m so sorry. … Continue reading

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While You Can

By Boot Girl Myra Many of my long-time friends would describe me as quirky with a funky style. Some days I like that, other days I secretly wonder if that’s just a nice way of saying I’m really weird. At … Continue reading

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A Mom’s Story

Bobbie Anne, creator of the BlogWithMom  website was a young mom on the day of 9-11-2001.  She sent the Boot Campaign her reflections and what many young parents faced as they considered their children dealing with a future post 9-11.   … Continue reading

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Remember 30: A Virtual Memorial

By Boot Girl Myra In the first seven days this month Americans suffered an enormous loss of life in military operations. Not only 30 lives on August 6th but the five days preceding and the day after claimed lives in … Continue reading

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War-Zone Comfort-Zone

By Boot Girl Myra “Where were you when I came home from Vietnam?” a man asked me after I explained why I was wearing combat boots. My response, although very sincere, had to be heartbreaking for him. ‘I was a … Continue reading

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