Posts Tagged “veterans”

American Arabs share in 75th Pearl Harbor remembrance

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American Arabs share in 75th Pearl Harbor remembrance

American Arabs share in 75th Pearl Harbor remembrance Millions of American Arabs have much to be proud of as the United States commemorates the 75th anniversary of the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 which pushed America into World War II. More than 15,000 American Arabs served during that war and represented a consistent stream…

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Proud to be a veteran, anyway

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Proud to be a veteran, anyway

American Arabs celebrate Veterans Day even if the rest of the nation doesn’t want to see our service as important and sits by silently while we are discriminated against By Ray Hanania One of the smartest things I did was to enlist in the military back in 1973. My draft number was in the low…

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An American Memorial Day

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An American Memorial Day By Ray Hanania Southwest News-Herald, Friday May 24, 2013 My dad, George, and his brother, Moses (Moussa), enlisted in military service right after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. They wanted to serve together, but the military didn’t let them. Dad went into the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) with the…

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11-21-09 Hatred against Muslims and Arabs answered

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Hatred against Muslims and Arabs answered By Ray Hanania — Below are two columns you should read both. The first reflects the growing racism and hatred among a growing number of uneducated and uninformed Americans. The second represents the facts, responding to the hatred and bigotry. As an American Arab military veteran from a family…

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