9 things every American should know about the Navajo Code Talkers

Navajo code talkers–once unable to even talk about the role they played in World War II–are suddenly all over the news after President Donald Trump’s ill-conceived and painfully tone-deaf remarks using derogatory language to slam a political opponent. The president was presiding over a ceremony meant to honor the veterans’ contributions; sadly, the veterans’ contributions […]

Mattis isn’t even ‘Mad’ about his real call sign

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis doesn’t usually reveal personal details to the public, but recently he told us a good bit about his call sign, which is “Chaos.” For those of you who don’t know, a call sign is pretty much a nickname. They were originally given to communications stations, facilities, commands and units so they […]

Texan unearths Union soldier’s grave after hurricane

After Hurricane Harvey and several weeks of on-again, off-again rain, Cody Shugart was finally able to mow the grass on his Victoria County property. The fields in the pastures were halfway dry after receiving up to 20 inches of rain, and Oct. 13, Shugart climbed on his Kubota lawn mower and began cutting the grass. […]