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4 Ways You Can Help  Support Veterans
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4 Ways You Can Help Support Veterans

courtesy BrandPoint Content (BPT) - According to the National Institutes of Health, up to 30% of American military veterans experience...
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All Things Soldier: An Ali Kazammi Veterans’ Day
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All Things Soldier: An Ali Kazammi Veterans’ Day

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Editor’s note: This Soldier is actually an email I sent to friends when I was first...
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All Things Soldier: If Voting Becomes Violent
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All Things Soldier: If Voting Becomes Violent

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In just a few days, we are going to cast our ballot for who will become...
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All Things Soldier: My 2020 Travis Manion Heroes’ Run Hero, Col. Dixey Behnken
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All Things Soldier: My 2020 Travis Manion Heroes’ Run Hero, Col. Dixey Behnken

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Four years ago, I wrote a piece entitled Bitten By The 5K Bug, which chronicled my...
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All Things Soldier: POW/MIA Recognition Day In The Time Of COVID
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All Things Soldier: POW/MIA Recognition Day In The Time Of COVID

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner I will never forget the first time I attended the somber, elegant, and sobering ceremony that...
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V-J Day, 75 Years Later
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V-J Day, 75 Years Later

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Wednesday, September 2, 2020 was the 75th anniversary of what was referred to in the West...
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All Things Soldier: A Military Mess Up In The Midst Of A Curious Convention
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All Things Soldier: A Military Mess Up In The Midst Of A Curious Convention

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner This past week was the Democratic National Convention, and there were many firsts. It was the...
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All Things Soldier: CQ Brown, 98-zip
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All Things Soldier: CQ Brown, 98-zip

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner History was made earlier this week as General Charles “CQ” Brown was sworn in as the...
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All Things Soldier: WW II “Sweetheart Singer” Vera Lynn Passes At The Age Of 103
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All Things Soldier: WW II “Sweetheart Singer” Vera Lynn Passes At The Age Of 103

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Sometimes it’s the simplest things that carry the day; in this case, it was the singing...
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All Things Soldier: Words Mean Things, 75 Years Later

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner This 4th of July is important in American history because it was 75 years ago now...
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Meet A Master Gunnery Sgt With A Father’s Heart
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Meet A Master Gunnery Sgt With A Father’s Heart

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner From 1980 until 2010, Honduran-born Melvin (Mac) McField served in the United States Marine Corps, and...
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All Things Soldier: The Navy Nails A Terrorist And The Media Responded With Crickets
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All Things Soldier: The Navy Nails A Terrorist And The Media Responded With Crickets

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Squeezed right between the COVID Capers and the murder of George Floyd was an incident that...
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All Things Soldier: A KIA In The Time Of COVID
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All Things Soldier: A KIA In The Time Of COVID

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner The Israeli Defense Force has just had to bury one of its own. A member of...
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All Things Soldier: Corona And CASH
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All Things Soldier: Corona And CASH

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner The purpose of this edition of All Things Soldier is meant to not be political, but...
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A Timely Triumph Over Terror
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A Timely Triumph Over Terror

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner As the weeks roll by and we continue to battle an invisible enemy in the form...
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All Things Soldier: Agility In The Time Of COVID
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All Things Soldier: Agility In The Time Of COVID

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In this season of Athens Now endeavoring to focus on the positive things going on around...
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All Things Soldier: Corona And CASH
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All Things Soldier: Corona And CASH

By: Ali ElizabethTurner The purpose of this edition of All Things Soldier is not meant to be political, but I...
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All Things Soldier: Solid Start
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All Things Soldier: Solid Start

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner I am not a veteran, however, when I got home from living in a combat zone...
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All Things Soldier: Iwo Jima, 75 Years Later
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All Things Soldier: Iwo Jima, 75 Years Later

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner On February 19, 1945, American forces began what would become one of the defining battles of...
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All Things Soldier: “General McGee, Our Nation Salutes You!”
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All Things Soldier: “General McGee, Our Nation Salutes You!”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner The 2020 State of the Union address was a historic night on many levels, from the...
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