Feeling discouraged? Learn from the past

We’ve faced hard times before. Injustice, violence, oppression. And we’ve overcome.

“If you don’t know your history, you’re like a leaf that doesn’t know it’s part of a tree.” – Michael Crichton

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‘History is not the past, it is the present’ – James baldwin

Military dogs have a long history of saving U.S. lives in war zones. Pictured here are Marine Lance Cpl. Nick Lacarra, and Coot, an IED detection dog, on patrol in Afghanistan in 2012.

Military dogs overcame a history of neglect, disrespect

Military working dogs have saved thousands of lives and kept our troops safe. Yet for years these veterans were disregarded, even discarded after wars. 

John Kelly addresses a gala in 2017, prior to being named White House chief of staff

What John Kelly could learn about the Civil War from another general

The president's chief of staff, a former Marine general, packed a lot of bad history into just one sound bite.
Fountains at the Kansas City Vietnam Memorial Fountain

The powerful message a Vietnam War memorial in Kansas City sends today

What a divided country can learn from a memorial built at another time of deep division.
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