November 2020

Saluting Vice Admiral Brown

Nancy Brown, or more properly known as Vice Admiral Nancy Brown, U.S. Navy (retired), could be described as a veteran’s veteran. Just from her military achievements and accomplishments alone, fellow veterans admire the rural Marion native. But it is her ongoing and unwavering support and service to other former sailors and soldiers that continues to […]


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Saluting Vice Admiral Brown

Nancy Brown, or more properly known as Vice Admiral Nancy Brown, U.S. Navy (retired), could be described as a veteran’s veteran. Just from her military achievements and accomplishments alone, fellow veterans admire the rural Marion native. But it is her ongoing and unwavering support and service to other former sailors and soldiers that continues to […]

Peace, joy and brotherhood in the great outdoors

While on deployment in Afghanistan, Army Specialist Eric Bakken learned that his team leader SSG John Bates and fellow Specialist Eric Finniginamm had never hunted or fished. As an outdoor enthusiast, he wanted to share his love of outdoor sports, so he promised to take them out upon returning to the U.S. Subsequent conversations led […]