Operation Mend

Military Encouraging News Digest

uplifting, feel good news.

Our mission is to deliver uplifting, feel good news, especially the stories of those who have served, past and present, and who have triumphed over adversity. But since we can’t be everywhere, we hope you will be our eyes on the street. Let us know who you think has climbed a proverbial mountain and planted a victory flag. Because most heroes are just ordinary people who have done extraordinary things.

National Guardsman Saves Woman from Burning Car

By Debbie Gregory. Army National Guardsman Staff Sgt. Cory Hinkle, an Iraq combat veteran, is a hero. Hinkle was on his way home along a stretch of a Charlotte, North Carolina freeway when he was witness to a head-on collision. Brandy Guin had been driving to her...
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No Shortage of Acts of Heroism from Military, Veterans and First Responders

By Debbie Gregory. We often hear of heroic deeds performed by members of the military, veterans and first responders, not only when they are on the job, but also when they are in “civilian mode.” At the Route 91 concert shooting, there were numerous acts of bravery...
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Fort Hood Couple Visits All National Parks in Under Five Years

By Debbie Gregory. It all started with a quiet weekend trip to Arches National Park, Utah, in early 2012. In 2012, before they were a married couple, Army Captains. Kendall and John Gomber, took a trip to Arches National Park, Utah. That trip gave the couple a novel...
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