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U.S. Continues To Try To Free Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

At a recent press conference in the Pentagon, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta reiterated that the United States Government is "doing everything possible" to free Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl who is a listed as a Prisoner Of War (POW) held by the Taliban.

 Sgt-Bowe Bergdahl

The article also mentioned that "Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said at the same press conference that he has met with members of the sergeant’s family in his office and has corresponded with family members several times."

You can learn more about this situation via Google News.

San Diego WWII Veterans Travel To Washington DC

Honor-flight-sandiegoJohn Wilkens at the Union-Tribune has an in-depth article with some great pictures of WWII Veterans visiting Washington DC including the WWII memorial.

A total of "105 veterans" took an "all-expenses-paid Honor Flight trip this weekend from San Diego were treated like heroes wherever they went. Strangers came up and thanked them for their service."

The group that puts this all together is the San Diego Honor Flight team.

Supporting Naval Special Warfare Members & Families

Seal-nsw-foundationKarla Peterson has a great interview in the San Diego Union-Tribune with Craig Irving who started a local San Diego organization to support members of the Naval Special Warfare communities and their families.  

The group is called the SEAL - NSW Family Foundation and they have a big fundraiser coming up on May 19, 2012.

There is another similar group based on the East Coast - Navy SEAL Warrior Fund - that is going to be merging with this group according to the to form the Navy SEAL Foundation.