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Finding Compassion, Predictability, and Commitment in the Heat of Battle—An Enlisted Man’s Account from Across the Years

Mobile, Alabama, native Eugene Bondurant “Sledgehammer” Sledge (1923-2001) fought with the elite 7th Marine Division. An enlisted man, he was called upon to take part in some of the most vicious fighting in World War II, that in the Pacific. … Continue reading

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On Memorial Day We Honor Those Who Love Us

On Memorial Day we are called to honor American heroes and their gifts of sacrifice to us: fallen soldiers of every war; heroes of the civil rights movement; and our police and firefighters.  So, too, we honor our own ancestors … Continue reading

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