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There is only one qualification to earn the 'veteran' label

By Sgt. Joseph Gunderson RallyPoint I find it very sad when there are some veterans who say that they don’t feel like veterans - that they don’t feel as if they earned the title because of a lack of certain experiences, awards, or schools. I would like to come forward right now and explain why this entire idea is absolute bullshit. First, and possibly the most detrimental of these make-believe qualifiers to “be a veteran”, is the idea that the title is only bestowed upon someone that ... More

North Korea launches missile over Japan

CBS News SEOUL — North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang toward the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan, South Korea's military says -- which will rattle an already anxious region. The Pentagon also confirms the launch saying the missile flew over Japan and wasn't considered a threat to North America, CBS News' national security correspondent David Martin reports. "We can confirm that the missile launched by North Korea flew over Japan," the ... More