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All Things Soldier – Jocelyne Papelard-Brescia
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All Things Soldier – Jocelyne Papelard-Brescia

By: Yvonne Dempsey On Monday, August 28, the citizens of Athens gathered at the Alabama Veterans Museum to welcome a...
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All Things Soldier: The Infectious Innocence Of In The Stairwell
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All Things Soldier: The Infectious Innocence Of In The Stairwell

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In a week when we have had historical statues being pulled down, political races heating up,...
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All Things Soldier: Tweeting, Terrorism, And Treason
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All Things Soldier: Tweeting, Terrorism, And Treason

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner The technical definition of “treason,” according to the United States Constitution is as follows: “Treason against...
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All Things Soldier: Operation Good Neighbor
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All Things Soldier: Operation Good Neighbor

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner One of the things that stood out to me as well to Iraqis when I was...
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All Things Soldier: “Un” Of The Many Reasons To Defect From The North Korean Army
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All Things Soldier: “Un” Of The Many Reasons To Defect From The North Korean Army

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All Things Soldier: Healing With Honor
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All Things Soldier: Healing With Honor

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All Things Soldier: Healing Heart Strings With Violin Strings
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All Things Soldier: Healing Heart Strings With Violin Strings

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All Things Soldier: Hamza bin Laden, A Chip Off The Ol’ Block

It is difficult to believe that it has been six years since a SEAL team took out Osama bin Laden,...
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All Things Soldier: The Military Matters, Especially In May

The month of May has been designated as National Military Appreciation Month, and it is something that stretches through all...
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All Things Soldier: Doolittle’s Diamond Anniversary
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All Things Soldier: Doolittle’s Diamond Anniversary

It was 75 years ago this week that Colonel “Jimmy” Doolittle and his Raiders carried out a successful operation against...
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All Things Soldier: Heart Lessons From Hacksaw Ridge
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All Things Soldier: Heart Lessons From Hacksaw Ridge

When I saw the trailer for Hacksaw Ridge, I knew it was one of those things that I needed to...
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All Things Soldier: Misogynistic Marines?
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All Things Soldier: Misogynistic Marines?

There is an understandable flap over the recent disclosure that myriads of explicit photos of female Marines have been posted...
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All Things Soldier – The Bravery Of Bud Liebenow
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All Things Soldier – The Bravery Of Bud Liebenow

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was a true hero during WWII, and his story of shipwreck and rescue is the stuff of...
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All Things Soldier: Mikey The Marauder
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All Things Soldier: Mikey The Marauder

Mikey Weinstein is at it again. For those of you who are not familiar with this fellow, he is the...
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All Things Soldier: Plumb and PTG, Part 2
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All Things Soldier: Plumb and PTG, Part 2

Last edition I introduced you to an extraordinary man by the name of Charlie Plumb, who was in the Hanoi...
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All Things Soldier: Plumb And PTG
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All Things Soldier: Plumb And PTG

Retired Captain Charlie Plumb, who was shot down in Vietnam and survived the Hanoi Hilton, is a true hero, although...
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All Things Soldier: Asylum For An Afghani Air Force Pilot?

These days there is a lot of spirited discussion with regard to immigration in general, and how to protect ourselves...
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All Things Soldier: The Air Force Academy Pushes Back At Last?
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All Things Soldier: The Air Force Academy Pushes Back At Last?

For the past several years, Athens Now has made a concerted effort to inform our readers of the ongoing attack...
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All Things Soldier: Why We Fight, 70+ Years Later
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All Things Soldier: Why We Fight, 70+ Years Later

My mom tells me of how, when she was a teenager in 1937, she observed firsthand (while visiting in Berlin)...
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All Things Soldier: Bravo, General Bergman!
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All Things Soldier: Bravo, General Bergman!

It brings my heart great joy to know that a former Marine Lt. General by the name of Jack Bergman...
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