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All Things Soldier: “Veteranpreneurs” Thriving In “The Tank”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Vets are used to facing down threats, but few things can be more daunting than fighting...
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Stasi Stumped, Reputations Restored

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Forty years ago in Cold War Germany, the Stasi set up some United States Air Force...
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All Things Soldier: A Bronco For A Boy
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All Things Soldier: A Bronco For A Boy

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In 2007, a brave Marine by the name of Nicholas Walsh fell in Fallujah, leaving behind...
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All Things Soldier: Selecting The Service Member Of The Year
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All Things Soldier: Selecting The Service Member Of The Year

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Every year, the Military Charity Organization selects a member from each of our nation’s military branches...
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All Things Soldier: “The Time Is Always Right To Do Right”
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All Things Soldier: “The Time Is Always Right To Do Right”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner This is the season when our country celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, and...
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All Things Soldier: “We’re Not Broken, We Don’t Need To Be Fixed. … We Just Need Each Other”
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All Things Soldier: “We’re Not Broken, We Don’t Need To Be Fixed. … We Just Need Each Other”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner “Finally!” I wanted to holler as I sat and read in the kitchen of Keep Athens-Limestone...
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All Things Soldier: “I Have My Limbs.  I Have My Life”
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All Things Soldier: “I Have My Limbs. I Have My Life”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner On the first of February, 2006, not very far from my camp in Iraq, a brave...
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All Things Soldier: The Battle Of Bladensburg
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All Things Soldier: The Battle Of Bladensburg

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner The year 2018 has been an interesting one when it comes to monuments as they intersect...
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All Things Soldier: A Bittersweet Send-off
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All Things Soldier: A Bittersweet Send-off

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner On Sunday, November 4, “just up the road a piece” in Murfreesboro, TN, a 69-year-old Vietnam...
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All Things Soldier: Voting, Vets, And Veterans’ Day 2018
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All Things Soldier: Voting, Vets, And Veterans’ Day 2018

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner November is here, and in a few days two very important events are going to take...
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All Things Soldier: McSally And Sinema
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All Things Soldier: McSally And Sinema

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner I don’t really like getting involved in Congressional races outside of our fair state, but when,...
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All Things Soldiers: The Tale Of Ami And Andrew
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All Things Soldiers: The Tale Of Ami And Andrew

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Over the years, I have said several times that if someone is running for office, and...
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All Things Soldier: Marines Make Short Work Of Rescuing Seniors From A Burning Building
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All Things Soldier: Marines Make Short Work Of Rescuing Seniors From A Burning Building

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner This has been a week wherein it seems like our society has reached a new low,...
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All Things Soldier: Kyle On Kaepernick
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All Things Soldier: Kyle On Kaepernick

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner When Master Colin first took a knee, I experienced a number of emotions. First, I was...
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All Things Soldier: The Marvelous Mavens Of Operation Meatball
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All Things Soldier: The Marvelous Mavens Of Operation Meatball

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Recently our family was at a retreat in Tennessee, and one of the young musicians there,...
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All Things Soldier: Congrats, Col Bassett!
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All Things Soldier: Congrats, Col Bassett!

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Colonel Chris Bassett is an Army National Guard chaplain who thankfully functioned as my pastor the...
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All Things Soldier: The Melée Over A Military Parade
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All Things Soldier: The Melée Over A Military Parade

By: Ali ElizabethTurner President Trump has been busy lately—travelling, hosting “Vlad,” touring Europe, perhaps flummoxing Queen Elizabeth by walking ahead...
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All Things Soldier: The Army Materiel Command Band Has Played Its Last Note
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All Things Soldier: The Army Materiel Command Band Has Played Its Last Note

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner This past Memorial Day, our town had a grand celebration of a most solemn day of...
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What Can We Expect From The Kim/Trump Summit?
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What Can We Expect From The Kim/Trump Summit?

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Irrespective of one’s political perception of the recent summit between North Korea and the United States...
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All Things Soldier: Canine Sergeants Receive Well-Deserved Medals
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All Things Soldier: Canine Sergeants Receive Well-Deserved Medals

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Several years ago, ardent troop supporter and philanthropist Lois Pope raised awareness that there is another...
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