Tag Archives: Veterans Day

Our Veterans: From Pearl Harbor to the Hudson Valley

As we gather on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month to honor our nation’s veterans, I feel privileged to share a very special experience I had when colleagues and I from the Veterans Affairs Committees … Continue reading

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Our Vets: How You Gonna Keep ’em Down on the Farm

At a recent Veterans Day commemoration in Ancram, the Hudson Valley musician/singer Mark Rust led the packed room in a rousing chorus of the World War I era song “How You Gonna Keep ’em Down on the Farm (after they’ve … Continue reading

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On Heroes, Farms and Veterans Day

Let me say at the outset that I believe every day should be Veterans Day. One day a year is certainly not enough.  And the notion that there are veterans of any age in this country who are struggling with … Continue reading

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