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John Morris posted a topic in The Veterans Corner and Causes ForumDied of his wounds received during the initial assault on Guam, he was transported back to his ship, where he succumbed 3 days later. May God have a place of eternity for my Uncle Jeroid Merle Tate, and the rest of his Devil Dogs and all the men and women who paid the ultimate price. Uncle Jeroid, or as my father called him Uncle Jerry, was involved in many of the South Pacific campaigns before his life ended, he fought in the jungles of the South Pacific from island to island, he was war tested. We proudly named our son after our Great Uncle, we wanted to name him with a meaningful name. As a side note, his mother did not get the news of his passing for an entire month, news just moved slow back then. Memorial Day, May 2014
PTSD takes the life of Marine Cpl Casey Owens. This is reality, 5000 veterans a year take their own lives to escape the suffering caused by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. To see the face of one of our own who served, and most recently has passed hits home. You would never know the torture that was going on inside Mr. Owens by the image below. Please click on the image to be taken to Impact A Hero Facebook Page and leave your prayers for Casey and his family.
John Morris posted a topic in The Veterans Corner and Causes ForumGroundbreaking Ceremony, Sunday Oct. 19 at 12:30 p.m. Homes for our Troops is excited to announce that we are breaking ground in Wilminton, OH for Cpl Joshua Sams' new home. This home is provided mortgage-free to the Veteran and we need your help to make it happen! About the Groundbreaking: This is the first official ceremony to help kick off and celebrate the start of Cpl Sams' new home. Join us as Homes for Our Troops pairs with the Wilmingtoncommunity to kick off the build process. This is a chance to learn how you, your family, you company and friends can support this project throughout construction! Please RSVP What we Need: Community Support Volunteers, Tents, Tables, Chairs, Podium & Sound System, Escort Coordinator, Fund Raising Heroes Lunch Sponsor, Bake Sale & Raffle Coordinator, Honor Guard, National Anthem Singer
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