Desert News Post

Michael Brewer

A Funeral For Remembrance

– Posted in: Breaking News, HDCN1, JR1, SN1, Veteran Veritas

A Funeral for Remembrance: Or So it Seems Michael Patrick Brewer USMC Mortar Platoon Squad Leader 1st Battalion 7th Marines, 1st Marine Air Wing/MAG16 Vietnam 1968 – 1969 How, for God’s sake, will I ever be able to write about one of the most defining experiences of my tour in Vietnam when I have been [...]

AllMarineRadio.com

– Posted in: Breaking News, High Desert Community News, Jess Ranch Bulletin, JR1, Mental Health, Senior News, SN1, Top Story, Veteran Veritas, Weekly News Featured

A rather short heads up for current news on veterans affairs as it relates to the transition process for returning combat veterans. This radio program is clearly in the vanguard for an open dialogue about the nuances of the residuals of war. Should you have the time go to the podcast interview with Navy Cross [...]

The Shortest Commentary In America On Syrian Bombing

– Posted in: Breaking News, DNPW1, HDCN1, High Desert Community News, JR1, SN1, Veteran Veritas

The end of toleration is fully understood. The reaction from the USA is understood. What escapes a conscionable citizenry is why 435 members of the House of Representatives have neither the fortitude nor diligence of duty to vote on the War Powers Act. History will surely record this as cowardly. Please advise.

Functional Bracing Garmets for Veterans

– Posted in: Breaking News, Feature Right, HDCN1, Health and Fitness, High Desert Community News, JR1, Senior News Feature, Uncategorized, Veteran Veritas

I am 60 days in now as a test case for IntelliSkin. , a garment that was originally designed for athletes and now discovered to have a practical value for veterans with back injuries and osteoporosis. This patented technology works as an intelligent second skin. It cues your body’s natural ability to support itself by [...]

– Posted in: Breaking News, HDCN1, Jess Ranch Bulletin, JR1, Senior News, SN1, Veteran Veritas

Welcome Beginnings – Why We Do What We D0 The Journey Is The Healing Team Events and Reviews You Can Help! Resources for Vets Healing Journey Registration Welcome Home / Welcome “Nature, of itself, can be healing.  The desert held violence for me, but here I found peace.” Welcome to Elderwarrior.com This website and the [...]

Victor Valley Marine Corps League Meeting

– Posted in: HDCN1, High Desert Community News, Jess Ranch Bulletin, Local Events, Senior News, Senior News Feature, SN1, Veteran Veritas

The January meeting of the Victor Valley Marine Corps League will be held Wednesday January 18th, at 6.30 pm at St. Hillary’s Episcopal Church at 11305 Hesperia Road. Our meetings are fast and efficient. Social time and dinining generally convenes by 8pm at the Desert Barn Brewery across the street. Good Marine humor follows us! For [...]

Transportation to Loma Linda VA free for Vets

– Posted in: Breaking News, DNPW1, HDCN1, Jess Ranch Bulletin, JR1, Senior News, Senior News Feature, SN1, Veteran Veritas

Beginning Monday, January 9th, 2017 veterans who reside in the Victorville vicinity and who have a scheduled appointment at the Loma Linda VA will now have the opportunity for a free bus ride to Loma Linda. The program is called Veterans Express Transportation System. The pickup and drop off is on Lorene Drive behind Costco [...]

Victor Valley Marine Corps League Meeting

– Posted in: DNPW1, HDCN1, JR1, Local Events, SN1, Veteran Veritas

The monthly meeting of the Victor Valley Marine Corps League is Wednesday December 21st at 6.30 pm in the Education Room of St. Hilary’s Episcopal Church at 11305 Hesperia Road.. Some members enjoy adjourning to the Desert Barn Brewery for debriefing. Merry Christmas to the High Desert people and God speed.   For inquiries call 760.550.8083

Update on Air Force C-123’s and Agent Orange

– Posted in: DNPW1, Government, HDCN1, Health and Fitness, Healthcare, Jess Ranch Bulletin, JR1, SN1, Top Story, Uncategorized, Veteran Veritas

Hello Mike, What a long time since we last wrote one another. Sure, I’d appreciate the article getting broader coverage as we certainly have many of our vets in Arizona. Plus there is such attention given the boneyard and its role in destruction of the old airplanes. I think the last coverage on our airplanes [...]

Who’s In Charge? Not the 8th Commandment.

– Posted in: JR1, Opinions, Senior News, SN1, Uncategorized, Veteran Veritas

I feel confident we have the tools and epidemiological expertise to address and abate the concerns with the Zika virus. I am not so bolstered nor assured there are any strategies in place to deal with the intractable epidemic of character disorders that have permeated every facet of our culture. Industry, Commerce, Government and Religion are being subsumed [...]

A Month of Silence For Memorial Day

– Posted in: Breaking News, HDCN1, High Desert Community News, Jess Ranch Bulletin, Senior News, SN1, Social Concerns, Uncategorized, Veteran Veritas

In these times of polarized, pugnacious pundits of doom and gloom, it strikes me that the finest most honorable tribute to our fallen warriors would be a month of silence. commencing today and running two weeks after Memorial Day, so as to fully memorialize the depth of the meaning of the day, beyond a 3 [...]

The VA Fan Club

– Posted in: Breaking News, High Desert Community News, Jess Ranch Bulletin, JR1, Mental Health, Opinions, Senior News, Seniors, SN1

A VA Fan Club? For real? Well not really, yet there is a very large “de facto” fan base comprised of the battalions of veterans nationwide who are at ease and pleased with the healthcare that the Veterans Administration provides with great equality of delivery. There is a reason that the surveys come back with [...]

Some Basic Q & A About PTSD

– Posted in: Mental Health, Veteran Veritas

In my capacity as a trained PTSD mentor for combat veterans I would like to periodically share some tidbits collected along the path to recovery that may be helpful to the readers. How many times a week do you experience left over debris from the war, or intrusive thoughts as it is called? Well, it [...]

Victor Valley Marine Corps League Meeting

– Posted in: Senior News Feature, SN1, Veteran Veritas, Weekly News

Victor Valley Marine Corps League will he having its monthly meeting and election of officers on Wednesday Dec. 9th at 6:30pm at St.Hillary’s Episcopal Church,11305 Hesperia Road, Hesperia, Ca. The Department of California Commandant Jess Fernandez and fellow Department officer Robert Villalobos will be attending.  For further inquiries call 760-550-8083

Whose Water Is It Anyhow?

– Posted in: High Desert Community News, Jess Ranch Bulletin, Senior News Feature, SN1, SN10, Uncategorized, Veteran Veritas, Weekly News

The intent of this blog bends toward advocacy and helpfulness more than editorial, yet there may be a sidebar benefit to veterans by offering my take on the Apple Valley Water Wars. In a few hours there will be a showdown at the City Council. It is my belief that the results of this local [...]

High Desert Writers Club Presents Special Interview of WWll Veteran Aubrey Burke.

– Posted in: SN1, Veteran Veritas

Any Veterans who have ever considered writing personal memoirs about their military experience are encouraged to attend as guests of the California Writers Club High Desert Branch. There are many veteran writers in this group who have been published and would enjoy helping you along with any of your writing projects. Local Authors To Offer [...]

Nuggets to Nudge Away Negative Thoughts

– Posted in: SN1
Image: Veteran Veritas Logo

For 30 years I have been incorporating the thoughts of Vernon Howard, philosopher and teacher, into my daily routines. I have elected to filter some of those nuggets back to the readers here with the wholehearted wish that they improve your outlook and attitude during some notably tumultuous times. Stop hurting. A hostile man shows [...]