Army-Navy Game’s Stunning National Anthem Rendition Puts Every Kneeling NFL Player To Shame

By Benny Johnson with The Daily Caller


Army and Navy met again Saturday afternoon on a snowy field in Philadelphia to play a football game that has been played for over 100 years.

The Army-Navy football game is one of the most storied sports traditions in the country.

This year marks the 118th time the two teams have met. The teams meet in a neutral city between their respective academies.

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2017: What happened on that fateful day 76 years ago?

By Matthew Diebel with USAToday
View eight hard-to-reach places where the scars of the 1941 attack are still visible. Video by Jasper Colt, USA TODAY

“December 7, 1941 – a date,” President Franklin D. Roosevelt famously proclaimed, “which will live in infamy.”

On Thursday, Americans will mark the 76th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Here are some facts surrounding that fateful day:

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He saved 6 men at Pearl Harbor. Finally, 76 years later, he’s being honored

By Shaun McKinnon with The Arizona Republic
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These men experienced the horror of the sinking of the battleship USS Arizona and lived to tell about it. “Witnesses to infamy: The survivors of the attack on the battleship USS Arizona,” an azcentral special documentary Pat Shannahan. Copyright The Arizona Republic/

PHOENIX — Anyone who heard the story of Joe George at Pearl Harbor knew at once this was the story of a hero: a young sailor who risked his life in the fiery Japanese ambush to rescue the last six survivors from the sinking USS Arizona.

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UCLA, VA launch first-of-its-kind family wellness center, new legal clinic for veterans

With other new programs, partnership fills gaps in existing services

By Allison Hewitt with UCLA

…The expanded UCLA–VA partnership aims to fill gaps in care, especially by going beyond the superficial symptoms of the challenges veterans face and treating the problems at their roots.

The new family wellness center is the first facility on a VA campus to offer resilience services for veterans’ families. UCLA staff provides parenting classes, caregiver support and other training to meet the unique needs of military families. At the legal clinic, professors and students from the UCLA School of Law help veterans address tickets and access their health and education benefits. Both opened in August on the West L.A. VA campus.

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Woman Raising Funds to Help Homeless Marine Veteran

By Amanada Hoover with The Associated Press
Homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt Jr. (left) stands next to Kate McClure in Philadelphia on Nov. 17, with her boyfriend Mark D’Amico standing behind them. (Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

FLORENCE, N.J. — Kate McClure didn’t expect to run out of gas on her drive to Philadelphia last month.

And she definitely didn’t expect that her misfortune would give her the opportunity to change someone else’s life.

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