military veterans

When the world went to war, life for Americans living, working and raising families in the United States was forever changed. The Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor shattered families’ plans, sent patriots racing to the front lines and meant young men suddenly carried the weight of the nation’s freedoms on their shoulders.

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When Master Sgt. David Birkman of Oak Grove showed up at combat outpost Bowri Tanah in Eastern Afghanistan, the soldiers of Company C 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, handed the 56-year-old a cane and a handicap sign.

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