When Charles Norman Shay and his comrades
landed on Omaha Beach at 06:30 hours on June 6, 1944,
they were met with mortar shells and heavy gunfire by entrenched German
forces. D-Day had such a profound impact on Shay’s life that almost 75
years later, he lamented, “What’s in my heart? Well, uh, it’s a very
serious affair that’s in my heart.”
Navy Veteran Robert Chesser received a new prosthetic ear,
created for him by prosthetist David Trainer, to replace the ear he lost
to cancer. The custom-made auricular prosthesis, as the silicone ear is
more properly called, is one of many different prostheses Trainer has
made for Veterans at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital over the last
Veterans like Buddy
travel from all across the country to compete in the annual National
Veterans Creative Arts Competition and Festival, the culmination of
talent competitions in art, creative writing, dance, drama and music for
Veterans treated in VA’s national health care system.
He was elected as the 41st President of the United
States in 1989. While president, Bush worked to improve U.S.
relations with the Soviet Union; led the nation through the liberation of
Kuwait from Iraqi forces and signed the North American Free Trade
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