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'The eagle couldn't have picked a better person'

It was a crow that first caught Frank Glick's attention. It was flying around erratically, so Glick got out his Nikon camera and followed it. It was around 6 a.m. on a hazy spring day and he was driving through Fort Snelling National Cemetery because he was early for a training meeting at Delta Airlines, where he works.

Don Weber on Instagram: “Act like an American. Be proud. Stand for Your rights. #justdoit”

9 Likes, 0 Comments - Don Weber (@donpaulweb) on Instagram: “Act like an American. Be proud. Stand for Your rights. #justdoit”

All about guns on Instagram: “Rate it from 1 to 10! Recognize the weapon - write in comments! #weapon_rocks”

922 Likes, 5 Comments - All about guns (@weapon_rocks) on Instagram: “Rate it from 1 to 10! Recognize the weapon - write in comments! #weapon_rocks”

The Dude was in the Coast Guard reserves for 7 years

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Do you have a military hero in your family? Search Ancestry records to discover family draft cards, passenger lists, and more. Discover more today.

U.S. Military Records Collection

Do you have a military hero in your family? Search Ancestry records to discover family draft cards, passenger lists, and more. Discover more today.

Steve Buscemi: 9/11 Hero

Actor Steve Buscemi was once a firefighter and assisted the FDNY after the 9/11 attacks.

Marcus Luttrell – What A Mighty Good Man!

I wrote this post a little over a year ago while Lone Survivor was being filmed. Even though I do not know Mr. Luttrell personally, I still feel very close to this story after participating in the Boot Run with him back in 2012. I thought I would re-post this in order to share his inspiring story once again and also to raise awareness for the Lone Survivor Foundation and the Boot Campaign. On Sunday, November 25, 2012 I participated in Boot Run Houston - a fundraiser owned by Melanie…

Kel-Tec CMR30 with two Kel-Tec PMR30's - All together you're carrying 180rdns of 22mag in a light weight package

Kel-Tec CMR30 with two Kel-Tec PMR30's - All together you're carrying 180rdns of 22mag in a light weight package

Memorial to the memory of CPO (SEALS) Chris Kyle, USN, SEAL Team 3

This is memorial a display of Chris Kyle's decorations and service medals and ribbons in honor of his dedicated and loyal service to America as a Navy sniper in Iraq protecting US Marines from those who would kill them. The moving movie "American Sniper" is based on his autobiography, also containing narrative from his wife Taya. He served in the Navy 1999-2009. Chris' biography is at this link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Kyle The stunning portrait of Chris is by Kenneth E. Norton who has a…

Nightmare in Nam - On Halloween Night 1968 Lt. Col Rogers Fought to Save Fire Base Rita

Ghouls and goblins run through the streets of America every Halloween. On October 31, 1968, they ran through the jungles of Vietnam. Many of the young men