A Veterans Day Memory

A former cavalry trooper who admitted he didn’t know a “magneto from a carburetor,”  Newell Phipps Weed would later receive the Distinguished Service Cross for heroism for leading 6-ton tanks into combat. And while we honor all veterans on November … More »

Changing Faces of Veterans Day

When I was young, Veterans Day meant watching my Dad put on his American Legion uniform and then riding with him to the school parking where he met his buddies, also dressed in the dark blue of the American Legion … More »