He spent more years in the Army than he did out of it. Richard Weik was just 17-years-old when he enlisted. He served his country for 29 years and nine months, retiring a command sergeant major, the highest rank an enlisted soldier can achieve.
By now, you have probably heard about the surprise homecoming of an army soldier in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Antonio Rodriguez of the 82nd Airborne Division returned home early from a deployment in Afghanistan and decided to surprise his family, including his pregnant wife, at their local Chick-fil-A.
Service: It’s the tie that binds Zach Thomas and Daniel LeMay. While the two men are years apart in their careers and come from different backgrounds, they have both served their country as graduates from two of the nation’s top military academies – West Point and the United States Naval Academy.
Tradition says that the gift for a first wedding anniversary should be paper. The 15th anniversary is crystal, and the 25th is silver. Well, some traditions are made to be broken -- or reimagined -- when you’re a busy family with two kids and a budget.
Do you know of a deserving organization working with children and youth? Applications are now open for 2019 True Inspiration Awards. Encourage them to apply today. Donnita Travis had built a successful career as president of a Chicago advertising agency. But, she wanted to do more for the children in her city.
Since opening our first locally owned restaurant in Midtown Manhattan nearly three years ago, we’ve employed more than 1,000 New Yorkers, donated nearly 20,000 pounds of food to New York’s homeless population, given thousands in college scholarships to New York students, and served the millions of customers who have walked through our doors.
Whether blitzing or dropping back into pass coverage, it’s that versatility and teamwork that former All-American Dat Tan Nguyen longed for after retiring with 516 tackles from the Dallas Cowboys. For Lynnae Schneller, living more than 2,000 miles from the Dallas plains in Seattle, the reality-TV contestant found she was in a pickle—spending more time behind the desk than with the customers she loved. She too was looking for something more.