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Annual Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Procession Honors Vets Before Memorial Day
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‘Wreaths Across America’ Blood Drive to Honor Fallen Veterans

The annual ‘Wreaths Across America’ fundraiser and blood drive is hosted by Sobie Meats and Ottawa North Kent Blue Star Mothers on Saturday, July 16. The event’s goal is to raise enough funds to purchase 5,200 veteran wreaths for placement in the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans cemetery.

Veteran wreaths are a symbol of honor, respect, and victory, and the special wreath ceremony will be held on December 17, 2016.

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National Anthem Fails [Video]

For some reason people can't seem to get the words right to "The Star-Spangled Banner" and here's proof.

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Sky Dive Into A Football Stadium Full Of People, Courtesy Of A Navy SEAL’s GoPro Camera [Video]

Ever wonder what it would be like to sky dive from 5000 feet into a football stadium full of people? While we can't give you the full sensory experience, we can come close, thanks to a Navy SEAL and his Go Pro.

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Category: Military, Sports, Videos
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Good Samaritan Buys Homeless Veteran Lunch [Video]

Max Zahir was approached by a homeless veteran at a gas station, asking for change. When Max asked the veteran what the money was for, he told him he had not eaten in a day. Max drove the tearfully thankful vet to a nearby fast food restaurant for lunch, and then posted the video on YouTube.

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World War II Vet Gets Best Veteran’s Day Present: A Date With His Long Lost Love [Video]

A 93-year-old World War II veteran was reunited this week with his old girlfriend, whom he hadn't seen since the war.

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Category: Love, Military, Nostalgia, Videos
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The Pentagon Has Been Paying for Patriotic Moments

It's been a poorly guarded secret for some time now that the Pentagon has been paying the NFL for patriotic tributes to our troops, now there's proof.

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Man Searches On Craigslist For The Woman Who Saved His Life, And His Soul

Fans of Craigslist Missed Connections section are used to seeing quick pleas to find that girl a guy connected with on the subway, or that fella someone chatted up on line at the Starbucks. But a recent post to the site shows the section can be used for far less trivial first meetings, and it’s pretty darn epic.

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National Guard Leader Explains Upcoming Grand Rapids Military Operations [Video]

The Michigan National Guard will be conducting urban drills in the Grand Rapids area later this month. Lt. Col. Raymond Stemitz explains how these will be carried out.

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Russian Army Sings ‘Barbie Girl’ [Video]

Why are these Russian Army recruits singing 'Barbie Girl', the 1997 hit by the Swedish group Aqua?

I have no idea, but if they were coming toward me in battle singing that, I would die laughing, so maybe it's strategic.

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This High School Phys Ed Class From The ’60s Is Harder Than Your Workout [Video]

If you're as old as me, you may remember the President's Council on Physical Fitness. The program, a project of President John F. Kennedy, established benchmarks for the physical fitness of high school students nationwide. If you could get hit their standards, you would receive a medal. Few did. Why? Because it was difficult.

This video shows you a typical workout for a phys ed class in California. Unless you're doing CrossFit, you're not matching what these kids could do.

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Soldier Stuns Family by Returning Before Hockey Game

The NHL's Arizona Coyotes saved the season's best moment for the last game.

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‘I’ve Fallen And I Can’t Get Up!:’ Here’s a List of Things That Turn 25 in 2015 [Videos]

The average cost for a gallon of gas was $1.34, Barbie continued to be the hot Christmas toy, and US Troops were sent to Kuwait in what was initially called "Desert Shield" (the "Storm" part was yet to come).

1990 was a very good year, and marks the Silver Anniversary of the following pop culture icons.

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