Nelson Mandela 1918-2013

It’s difficult to come up with the right words when such an inspiring, heroic and influential person has left this world… Nelson Mandela passed away on Thursday at the age of 95, but his global legacy lives on.  He was …


Wounded Times Needs Our Help!

It’s come to our attention that Chaplain Kathie “Costos” DiCesare, Editor and Publisher of WoundedTimesWeblog, needs some financial help in order to keep her blog going. DiCesare is an outspoken advocate for soldiers suffering from PTSD, and a blogging partner …


U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Sailors Competing in International Race

It takes determination and guts to embark on a round-the-world race, for almost an entire year and a total of 40,000 miles at sea. It takes even more will to finish the longest leg of the race (from Qindao, China …


U.S. Sgt. Bales Charged with Murdering 17 Afghan Civilians

Yesterday, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales was formally charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder against Afghan civilians. According to Reuters, nine children and eight adults made up the death toll. Sgt. Bales was also charged with six counts …