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Friday, April 20, 2007

GOE News 4/20/2007

How is everyone? Well, I pray. Here is some more news from the Gathering of Eagles:

Tomorrow: Pat Dollard and Marines in Iraq, April 10th, 2007.
Pat Dollard is someone you should really know about. If you don’t already go there often, you should also check out his website.

A Call For America to Stand April 13th, 2007.
by Gold Star Mother Debbie Lee

This letter is a call to action to the silent majority in America. It is a dangerous time in the history of our country and we can no longer quietly sit back on our apathetic rears and hope that someone else will speak for us, or that someone else will make a difference. Many Americans have listened to the lies of the liberal media and have adopted a defeated attitude that they can’t make a difference. I just completed a “These Colors Don’t Run” tour with Move America Forward that conducted rallies in 25 cities across America and ended in Washington DC, on the 17th of March.

Essay Contest Announcement April 13th, 2007.
First, let me apologize for hijacking the site for shameless self promotion, but I have permission! My name is Anthony and I’m the newest web guy here at GOE and for the most part you won’t hear much from me. I prefer to sit in the background and make stuff work. Sorry, back to the topic, I’ll keep this brief.

Support is More Than Words April 14th, 2007.
[Note: The following would have been my entry into the Soldier’s Mind essay contest. However, for integrity’s sake, I am not entering the contest. I will simply post it here.]

–by Kit Jarrell

The Military Order of the Purple Heart and the Gathering of Eagles April 14th, 2007.

[Note: The following article was written by Henry J. Cook III, Senior Vice Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. It was intended for use in their organizational publication. In light of certain parties claiming that they had convinced MOPH to drop their support, Mr. Cook asked me to post it here as a reaffirmation of MOPH’s support for the Gathering of Eagles. We are humbled and honored for their continued belief in our mission and our nation.]

A Letter for Christian Churches April 16th, 2007.
This letter was received from a woman named Linda. She wrote this letter as an appeal to all Christian American’s to stand up for what is right.

Tech Updates April 16, 2007.
Gathering of Eagles has officially been moved to a new server, and it was all done with minimal down time. You may have noticed that the site was down for about 10 minutes last night but that was only during the actual transfer.

VFW’s 2006 “Teacher of the Year” April 19th, 2007.
Via email, April 2007:
Back in September of 2005, on the first day of school, Martha Cothren, a social studies school teacher at Robinson High School in Little Rock , did something not to be forgotten. On the first day of school, with permission of the school superintendent, the principal and the building supervisor, she took all of the desks out of the classroom.
They Have NamesApril 19th, 2007.
How often do we hear this phrase in the news?

“Two soldiers were killed today…”

“Also killed was a U.S. soldier.”

The media, so quick to tell us about another death, misses the point. These soldiers and Marines have families and life stories and likes and dislikes and dreams.

They have names.

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