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Missouri Veterans History Project 1000th Interview


Missouri Veterans History Project Submits 1000th Interview
Continues to Preserve History One Story At A Time


4th Bi-Annual Mud Run & Obstacle Benefit

THE BATTLEGROUNDS at Cedar Lake - the Midwest’s only permanent mud run and obstacle course - is hosting their fourth bi-annual benefit race on Saturday, May 3 beginning at 8 a.m. 

The five-mile mud run features more than 30 military-themed obstacles for those who are physically and mentally fit.  The course is located at 950 State Highway 00 in Wright City, Missouri, next to Cedar Lake Cellars Winery and Event Center.


Alert: Wounded Warrior Project

Attorney General Koster obtains order against St. Charles man to prohibit deceptive fundraising --William Harshbarger falsely claims to represent the Wounded Warrior Project--


In Honor of Our Military

It's the cup of brandy no one wants to drink.

 They once were among the most universally admired and revered men in the United States. There were 80 of the Raiders in April 1942, when they carried out one of the  most courageous and heart-stirring military operations in this nation's history. The mere mention of their unit's name, in those years, would bring tears to the eyes of grateful Americans.

  Now only four survive.


Warriors Anthology Publishes Veterans Writing


Veterans Day, November 11, marked the release of a new anthology Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volume 1, published through a partnership between Southeast Missouri State University Press, Missouri Humanities Council, and Warrior Arts Alliance. This first volume in a planned series includes writing by veterans from across the nation and overseas.

Friendships from the Jungles of Vietnam


Alpha Company Warriors in Vietnam 1968. (L-R) SSG. Dennis Phillips (AK.), SSG. David Lockwood (NY.), SSG. Barney Tharp (KY.), SSG. Cary Voss (MO.), SGT. Stewart Butters (CA.) and SPEC 4 Milton "The Greek" Galimitakis. On the battlefield or in the basecamp, our special bond was built on the backs of brothers. (Photo by Barney Tharp)

These are some of the most wonderful American heroes - the Alpha Company who served in Vietnam with our deceased hubby/father, Cary Voss. After 40-something years, these incredible heroes still take the time when in St. Louis to spend an evening with our family. We are so blessed to have this extended family! (Photo by Cary-Michael Voss) 

The Jeopardy Question No One Could Answer...

The Final Jeopardy Question Was:

"How many steps does the guard take during his
walk across the tomb of the Unknowns" ----
All three contestants missed it! --

Special Santa Barbara, California Memorial


   The pictures are taken at the beach in Santa Barbara right next to the pier. There is a veterans group that started putting a cross and candle for every death in Iraq and Afghanistan ...

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