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WWII Veteran Receives High School Diploma

Ronald Gilroy is a 90-year-old World War II veteran who finally received his high school diploma on Wednesday night.

It was at Carbondale Area High School that Gilroy walked the stage with the graduating class.

As the principal handed off his diploma, Gilroy was celebrated for his educational achievement as well as the wonderful service to our country.

It was Gilroy's dream to receive his high school diploma. He was unable to finish because he dropped out at the age of 17 to serve in WWII.

His children and grandchildren wept with joy as Gilroy received his diploma.

Healing Heroes Network (HHN) has been providing financial assistance to our veterans since 2008. As a non-profit organization, HHN's primary focus is to provide the means for wounded warriors to get the treatment and therapies they deserve and need.

Along with sweepstakes advertised at Hero Giveaway, HHN solely relies on the graciousness of their followers on Facebook through donations, merchandise, and entries to HG's giveaways.

Thanks for your continued support for our troops. For more information, and to donate to the cause, click the link below!

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200 Strangers Attend WWII Veteran's Funeral With No Relatives

Serina Vine was a 91 year old World War II Navy Veteran who was laid to rest this Tuesday.

It was known that Vine had been homeless for part of her life and that she had no living relatives.

Her funeral was to be a barren event until the story of the person she was - an amazingly intelligent woman who worked in radio intelligence and spoke a total of three language- caught like a wild fire on social media.

Crowds of retired and active service members as well as countless bikers filled the scene.

By the end of her funeral around 200 people had gathered at the cemetery to celebrate Vine's life and service to her country.

Many of the attendees remarked that this was social media at its absolute best.

 

Healing Heroes Network (HHN) has been providing financial assistance to our veterans since 2008. As a non-profit organization, HHN's primary focus is to provide the means for wounded warriors to get the treatment and therapies they deserve and need.

Along with sweepstakes advertised at Hero Giveaway, HHN solely relies on the graciousness of their followers on Facebook through donations, merchandise, and entries to HG's giveaways.

Thanks for your continued support for our troops. For more information, and to donate to the cause, click the link below!

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Vietnam Veterans Get the Welcome Home Celebration They've Been Waiting For!

A group of 500 Vietnam veterans flew to Washington D.C. in order to visit national war memorials and reminisce on their own unique experiences. This handsome group was all from the state of Nebraska.

Organizers announced that it was the largest group of Vietnam War veterans from a single state to have ever visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

When this massive group returned home to Nebraska, they were greeted by 5,000 people cheering and applauding their efforts.

It was a truly emotional moment for these veterans to finally receive a welcome home that they deserved.

Healing Heroes Network (HHN) has been providing financial assistance to our veterans since 2008. As a non-profit organization, HHN's primary focus is to provide the means for wounded warriors to get the treatment and therapies they deserve and need.

Along with sweepstakes advertised at Hero Giveaway, HHN solely relies on the graciousness of their followers on Facebook through donations, merchandise, and entries to HG's giveaways.

Thanks for your continued support for our troops. For more information, and to donate to the cause, click the link below!

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26-Year Old Army Officer Wins Miss USA

 

"My commander should be watching right now, " Deshauna Barbara said smiling.

"Gender does not limit us in the U.S.A.", said Deshauna Barbara, as she was being crowned Miss USA.  Ms. Barbara is the first military member to have ever won Miss USA, and is the Army proud!  Miss Hawaii was runner up and had a tough question posed to her when she was asked who she would for whom she would be voting.  Ms. Hardin recognized that there is no right answer to that, yet failed to impress with her answer.

Ms. Barber intends to use the spotlight she has won to frame the issues of Veterans' suicide and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder among other challenging concerns for veterans.  When asked about Donald Trump, the former pageant owner and anticipated Republican nominee, she answered, "I think that a lot of the topics that they discuss isn't as important," and she plans to get the focus back on track including shedding light on the long waits at veterans hospitals.

 

Washington Provides Shelter for Homeless Heroes

 

 

Veteran homeless has been a sad issue affecting many U.S. Service Personnel.  Luckily, the Federal Government has finally stepped in to try to rectify the problem.  The Federal Housing  and Urban Development's Veteran Affairs has a pool of $60 million dollars to ease the crisis.   Colorado housing agencies are set to receive over $400,000  Wyoming will claim over $40,000 to assist its vets.  VA medical centers will access the participants and then refer them to appropriate coupled housing agency.   Inclusion into the program weighs several factors including the duration of homelessness of the participant as well as other factors. 

 

 

Indiana is set to receive almost $400,000 to aid 74 homeless vets from various locations within the state.   Officials in Minnesota said the grant they are receiving for Veterans will keep the rent afforable for their participants.  So much so that veterans participating in the program will only have to pay 30% of their rents, on average.   Illinois is set to receive $1.3 billion to house homeless veterans.  It's about time Washington provided relief for our struggling heroes.

 

 

Veteran Calls Out Prince Harry

 

At a prominent military event, Prince Harry showed up brandishing a kind smile but seemed to be missing something...

A TIE!

Prince Harry who is actually a former service member himself, attended the reception to celebrate veterans who were a part of the D-Day Allied landings.

91-year-old veteran, Ivor Anderson, had no problem pointing out Harry's royal faux pas.

Anderson was quoted saying,

"Where's your bloody tie?"

Healing Heroes Network (HHN) has been providing financial assistance to our veterans since 2008. As a non-profit organization, HHN's primary focus is to provide the means for wounded warriors to get the treatment and therapies they deserve and need.

Along with sweepstakes advertised at Hero Giveaway, HHN solely relies on the graciousness of their followers on Facebook through donations, merchandise, and entries to HG's giveaways.

Thanks for your continued support for our troops. For more information, and to donate to the cause, click the link below!

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WWII Veteran Fulfills Dream of Attending Georgia Tech

 

Chester Gryzbowski is a 104-year-old World War II veteran who has always dreamed of studying at Georgia Tech in order to pursue a degree in civil engineering.

Gryzbowski had this dream ever since he was a young man and now at the age of 104 it has finally become a reality.

Countless gathered on Saturday in order to witness Gryzbowski become an honorary freshman at Georgia Tech.

As he was given a RAT Cap and a T-book he was also heavily thanked by the university's president for his amazing service for our country.

 

Healing Heroes Network (HHN) has been providing financial assistance to our veterans since 2008. As a non-profit organization, HHN's primary focus is to provide the means for wounded warriors to get the treatment and therapies they deserve and need.

Along with sweepstakes advertised at Hero Giveaway, HHN solely relies on the graciousness of their followers on Facebook through donations, merchandise, and entries to HG's giveaways.

Thanks for your continued support for our troops. For more information, and to donate to the cause, click the link below!

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War Veteran Saves Woman's Life While Climbing Mount Everest

 

Leslie Binns is the heroic veteran who abandoned his climb to save a fellow mountaineer even though he was only 500 meters from the massive mountain's summit.

Binns was blinded in one eye after an explosion in Afghanistan and has since then made it his personal mission to fulfill his dream and reach the mountain's top.

After hearing Sunita Hazra crying out for help, he immediately abandoned his lifelong dream in order to save her.

Hazra is extremely grateful to Binns for all of his assistance and admits that she is alive today because of his bravery.

 

Healing Heroes Network (HHN) has been providing financial assistance to our veterans since 2008. As a non-profit organization, HHN's primary focus is to provide the means for wounded warriors to get the treatment and therapies they deserve and need.

Along with sweepstakes advertised at Hero Giveaway, HHN solely relies on the graciousness of their followers on Facebook through donations, merchandise, and entries to HG's giveaways.

Thanks for your continued support for our troops. For more information, and to donate to the cause, click the link below!

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Vietnam Veteran Pushes For VA Change

 

Dan Davis is a Vietnam veteran that had the simple goal of helping other veterans get the aid they need in a timely manner. Specifically, Davis wanted to make it far quicker and simpler for veterans contemplating suicide to get help right away.

Currently the VA provides veterans in crisis with the following number 1-800-273-8255, should they be in crisis. However if a veteran was to call their local VA, they would not be helped and would be given the 1-800 number.

Davis held the strong conviction that this was simply too many steps for an emotionally distressed veteran to take.

Thanks to Davis and his amazing efforts veterans contemplating suicide who call their local VA for help will be redirected immediately after pressing on simple button.

Davis hopes that this epic change now called "Option 7" will ultimately save lives.

 

Healing Heroes Network (HHN) has been providing financial assistance to our veterans since 2008. As a non-profit organization, HHN's primary focus is to provide the means for wounded warriors to get the treatment and therapies they deserve and need.

Along with sweepstakes advertised at Hero Giveaway, HHN solely relies on the graciousness of their followers on Facebook through donations, merchandise, and entries to HG's giveaways.

Thanks for your continued support for our troops. For more information, and to donate to the cause, click the link below!

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Boy plays trumpet for WWII Veteran

 

On Memorial Day in Bellmore, New York a parade was cancelled due to bad weather.

This saddened many, including a wheelchair-bound WWII veteran who sat along the parade route disappointed about the sudden cancellation.

A young boy was equally saddened by the cancellation as he was scheduled to play his trumpet in the parade. Although it was cancelled, his mother took him around town so he could play his trumpet out of the car window.

As they made their rounds, the boy spotted the veteran and quickly hopped out of the car.

The young boy stood proudly by the veteran's side and played him "You're a High Flying Flag".

It is needless to say that the scene was absolutely heartwarming despite the disappointing weather.

 

Healing Heroes Network (HHN) has been providing financial assistance to our veterans since 2008. As a non-profit organization, HHN's primary focus is to provide the means for wounded warriors to get the treatment and therapies they deserve and need.

Along with sweepstakes advertised at Hero Giveaway, HHN solely relies on the graciousness of their followers on Facebook through donations, merchandise, and entries to HG's giveaways.

Thanks for your continued support for our troops. For more information, and to donate to the cause, click the link below!

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