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The Patriot Guard Riders: They Ride to Honor the Fallen

There’s been a few stories in the news in recent months about the Patriot Guard Riders, who “ride their motorcycles to every funeral of every soldier, sailor, airman, and Marine who dies in Iraq and Afghanistan.”

Iraq War Takes the Lives of 2 on CBS News Crew

Today marked the latest casulties of the Iraq War for journalists: Two members of a CBS News team, veteran cameraman Paul Douglas, 48, and soundman James Brolan, 42, were killed and correspondent Kimberly Dozier, 39, was seriously injured Monday when the U.S. Army unit in which they were embedded was attacked. A U.S. soldier was […]

Fallen Heroes Remind Us with Their Lives that War Must Stop

Memorial Day is a day to reflect and honor those who have given their lives in service to our country. James Carroll writes in an OP/ED in today’s Boston Globe, “Honor the fallen, not the war.” TODAY’S observance has its origins in the laudable impulse to memorialize those who died in the nation’s wars. Because […]