Tag: Veterans

A Hero’s Mom

Following the death of her son, Margy Bons founded Military Assistance Mission — a nonprofit organization that provides financial and moral aid to struggling Arizona military and their families.

Stories & Service

Literacy and returning the magic of imagination to children in an over-digitized world are extremely important to Sam Baker. His own creativity and adventurous spirit propelled him to serve his country during WWII and beyond.

Wreaths of Remembrance

On Saturday, Dec. 17, Wreaths Across America will host its annual ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix — where thousands of holiday wreaths will be laid on the graves of our country’s fallen heroes.

Patriotic Performances

This month, as we pay tribute to our nation’s veterans, bands, choirs and orchestras across the Valley will perform concerts consisting of some of the songs that help us express the pride and gratitude that words alone could never completely convey.

Patriotism, Gratitude and Connection

Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Amber Cargile has a long history of volunteer service with the Anthem Veterans Memorial, serving as protocol advisor during its inaugural Veterans Day ceremony in 2011 and assisting with script research as well as ensuring the flawless lead-up to its 11:11 a.m. solar spotlight ever since.

A Day of Remembrance

The community of Anthem will gather together May 30 at the Anthem Veterans Memorial for its annual Memorial Day ceremony — “A Day of Remembrance” — honoring the service and sacrifice of veterans who have fallen while serving our great nation.

Affectual Abracadabra

Writer Joseph J. AirdoPhotography Courtesy of Magicians on Mission [dropcap]C[/dropcap]hris Rose has been fascinated with magic throughout his entire life….

Walking Bastards’ Road

Writer Amanda ChristmannPhotography Courtesy of Brian Morrison [dropcap]I[/dropcap]t may seem like a Hollywood cliché: U.S. Marine veteran returns home from…

Fortress of Freedom

Writer Joseph J. AirdoPhotography Courtesy of Anthem Community Council [dropcap]R[/dropcap]etired Navy Admiral Tom Fargo has had the distinct pleasure of…

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