Tag: Military

Military Man Who Hated Black and Mexican People Had a Life-Changing Conversation That’s Going Viral

Despite what you may believe, racism is alive and well in this country. But this interaction proves there is still hope for change. Israel Parra is a Mexican army veteran and he recently posted on Facebook about a conversation he had with a former racist fellow soldier, and his words on bleeding the same shade of red are resonating with people across the Internet. Read the full post down below. I remember when I was in Iraq I sat in a guard tower with one of my bros who use to hate Mexicans and blacks, he grew up… Posted...

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This Man Paid for a Vietnam Veteran’s Dinner, Then the Vet Gave Him His Insignia Pin

We see far too many stories where veterans are not treated with the respect they deserve—but you may not know that disrespect goes back to veterans of the Vietnam War. Roland Smith was eating at Pizza Hut with his wife when he noticed a disabled veteran and his wife. He approached their table and started a conversation. Smith paid for the couple’s meal, and the act of kindness moved the vet so much he had to return the favor somehow. Read the full story down below. My wife and I went to Pizza Hut this evening for dinner. There...

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Restaurant Pays for Military Woman’s Meal After She Buys Beer for Her Dead Brother

We all have different ways of dealing with grief and loss, and there’s no one right way to remember your loved ones. This female military member went to a restaurant and tried to order two beers. The bartender, Phinious McAvey, said she could only get one at a time, but then the soldier revealed the reason why. Read the full story down below. A Military Woman came into my work today for Lunch, she ordered a Blue Moon and a Corona, I told her she could only do… Posted by Phinious McAvey on Thursday, 9 July 2015 Comments Facebook Twitter...

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Newlywed Military Couple Shows Off Matching Tattoos, Prays for Couple During Lunch

Couples that are devoted to each other and their life’s work are incredibly inspiring—and they don’t go unnoticed. Michelle Torino-Barcelos and her husband were having a late lunch one day when she spotted a young couple with tattoos. But when she approached them, she discovered their real meaning. Read the full story down below. "My husband and I were having our late lunch at McAlister's Deli when I noticed a guy seated on our opposite side of the… Posted by Love What Matters on Monday, 15 August 2016 Comments Facebook Twitter Pinterest Bierstick: Down 2 Beers in Less Than 2...

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