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Golf has long history of supporting American troops

By Meg Mirshak The Augusta Chronicle America's armed forces and war veterans have long been saluted by the golfing world. Since World War I, golfers and fans have embraced the nation's military, providing support on the front lines and homefront, aiding wounded veterans and boosting service members' morale. A connection between the sport and the military continues through numerous initiatives. PGA of America's long history with the military began when it raised money for a Red Cross ambul ... More

Tournament helps returning vets become whole again

By Holly Zachariah The Columbus Dispatch COLUMBUS, Ohio — Sgt. Daniel White stared down his opponent as he circled him, all the while sizing him up, man to man and soldier to soldier. A couple of early grabs to set the tone and a few boxer's bounces later, White swept the other man's leg out from under him and had him down on the mat. That was the last of three bouts White won by decision during the Modern Army Combatives Tournament held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center a ... More

Sailor among 10 veteran semi-finalists in 7-Eleven franchise giveaway

By Melanie Dzwonchyk and Laurel Leader The Baltimore Sun LAUREL, Md. — Navy veteran from Laurel is one of the 10 semi-finalists nationally to receive a 7-Eleven store without paying franchise fees in a give-away contest that ends this month. Three finalists in Operation: Take Command will be decided by public voting on 7-Eleven's FB page. Voting began Monday and runs through March 29. The finalists will then be interviewed by 7-Eleven CEO Joe DePinto. The winner will be announced in May. T ... More

Double amputee vet to show off moves in 'Dancing with the Stars'

By Military1 Staff An Army veteran who lost two limbs while deployed in Iraq will compete in the newest season of “Dancing with the Stars.” Military Times reports retired Army Sgt. Noah Galloway, who lost his left arm and left leg in a 2005 bomb last, will be partnered with professional dancer Sharna Burgess. 0 left feet > 2 left feet! #DWTSNoah #NoExcusesNoah — Noah Galloway (@Noah_Galloway) February 24, 2015 The veteran now spends his days as a motivat ... More