World War II

Remembering D-Day | The Greatest Generation

DAYTON, Ohio (Army News Service, June 2, 2014) — Veteran paratrooper Jim “Pee Wee” Martin, who jumped into Normandy on D-Day, is returning to coastal France to mark the 70th anniversary of the invasion that changed the course of World War II. Martin, who spoke in an interview ahead of the anniversary, remembers looking out in the night sky before making the historic jump. “When we made our initial jump into France, there were a few cirrus clouds up above, just enough []

Empowerment for Today

By: Chaplain Ronnie Melancon Thibodaux Police Department Louisiana, USA Years ago I read a true story of a beautiful little town in Maine. Because of a Hydroelectric plant being built, it would eventually be destroyed by flooding. The news media did a special report on the town, and pointed out its beauty. One year later, the media did a follow-up report before the city flooded. The once beautiful town now was dirty and run down. One of the reporters stopped a gentleman []