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The Service™ is the Veterans Advantage Community blog for those who serve, those who care, and those who want to connect to all things military

parker Higgins and George W. Bush Military & Vet Life The Time George W. Bush, then Presidential Hopeful, Kept his Promise to My Son In late autumn last year, my son and Gettysburg College Freshman Parker Higgins spent an active and picturesque weekend afternoon with two friends on the grounds of the Gettysburg battlefield. Skateboarding to the summit of Little Round Top (the high ground of the battlefield overlooking the wheat field where Picket made his ill-fated charge), he thought he had the beautiful view all to himself, when he spotted
signing declaration of independence Military & Vet Life July 4th: The Truth About the Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence? Five signers were captured by the British as traitors, and were tortured before they died. Twelve had their homes ransacked and burned. Two lost their sons serving in the Revolutionary Army; another had two sons captured. Nine of the 56 fought and died from wounds or hardships during the Revolutionary War.

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