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Welcome Home Soldier


How can we honor and care for our veterans? Steve says, For one year I served in Vietnam, and for twenty-one years that experience was buried deep inside my consciousness with only an occasional glimpse allowed to others. Then in 1988 I visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. It was the most profound cathartic […]

You’ve Got to Pay the Price


Army Staff Sargent Christopher Walker, age 28, a bomb technician, was wounded in Afghanistan.  He lost both arms and his left leg.  Now, Christopher’s days are filled with what his occupational therapist calls, “the skills of the job of living.” Christopher is learning to walk on an artificial leg and use computerized prosthetic arms, devices that […]

Start a Jeri Habit


How can we honor our veterans on Veterans Day and every day? My daughter-in-law, Jeri, has a compassionate heart for veterans; so, when she sees a soldier, whether it is on the streets of her home town or in an airport or in a place she is visiting, she goes directly to that soldier, holds […]

A Free Trip to Washington D.C. for WWII Veterans


Do you know a World War II veteran in your family, neighborhood or church? Would you like to give him or her a “mind-blowing” experience– a thank-you experience which will put a smile on their faces and a smile in their hearts? Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization created solely to honor America’s veterans […]

I Don’t Remember That War, But


I Don’t’ Remember much about the war, but . . . . I make it a habit of going out of my way for Vietnam vets because I know from hearing stories they were not always treated with respect or shown any appreciation for what they did during the war. My family was touched by […]

Caring For Military Families


Some of the followers of Wisdom of the Wounded offer the following ideas to those individuals whose spouse/father is in the military and away from home: Suggestions from Karen:   The girl that grew up next door to us has been going through this.  I usually talk to her once a week, and some of her friends […]