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Authors Alexander F. Barnes and Peter L. Belmonte are Today’s Honoree

This book covers the entire spectrum of military service during World War I. It gives examples, including many photographs, from almost every ethnic and national group in the United States during this time. Including draft registration, induction and training, stateside … Continue reading

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Tennessee State University Director of International Education Mark Brinkley is Today’s Honoree

Mark Brinkley is the Director of International Education in the Office of Diversity and International Affairs (ODIA) at Tennessee State University. ODIA engages the university’s multicultural community by providing intercultural and collaborative initiatives that support the strategic goals of TSU. … Continue reading

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TroopsDirect Founder Aaron Negherbon is Today’s Honoree

In 2010, San Ramon, CA-based Aaron Negherbon received an email from a friend who was serving with the Marines in Afghanistan and commanding 150 forward-deployed troops. In the note, the soldier mentioned to Aaron that they were badly in need … Continue reading

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Tax Entrepreneur Tiffany Washington is Today’s Honoree

Maryland-based business owner, Tiffany Washington is special because she has never been limited by the barriers or perceptions of others, has persevered through difficult circumstances and gives back to the community.  With no prior experience as a business owner in … Continue reading

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Edward H. “Ed” Wisdom, Jr. is Today’s Honoree

On the afternoon of March 20, 2011, a confident, charismatic 71-year old Edward H. “Ed” Wisdom Jr. gracefully charmed and captured an audience of hundreds in Vanderbilt’s Wyatt Center with a statement that employed the likeness of a historic address, … Continue reading

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Download Our Troops Developer Brenda Brown Is Today’s Honoree

The concept behind Download Our Troops is to create a new dedicated digital music site or what we call a “COMMUNITY”, where many of the 27 million US Military active and retired men and women, who proudly have worn the … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski, II

Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski, II died in Iraq on November 19, 2005 during combat operations while serving in the United States Army. Born December 23, 1981, Dennis’ greatest loves were God, his family, country, friends, swimming and the United States … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is LeAine Dehmer

This Mother’s Day, LeAine Dehmer, owner of local resort style day spa Skinsations, a staple in Tustin, CA for 25 years, is continuing her inspiring tradition of granting deserving Moms a day of beauty, pampering, and relaxation. The “Do you … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Captain Lewis Larkin O’Hern III

Captain Lewis Larkin O’Hern III is a West Point 2008 graduate and deployed with the 101st Airborne out of Ft. Campbell, Kentucky in June of 2010. Larkin spent 7 months serving as an infantry platoon leader in Kandahar, Afghanistan before … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is John Wayne Walding

Staff Sergeant John W. Walding, United States (US) Army, heroically distinguished himself by exceptionally valorous conduct in the face of the enemy of the US, while serving as the Communications Sergeant for Operational Detachment Alpha (ODA) 3336, Special Operations Task … Continue reading

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