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Veterans Plus Program for Independant Retirement Living
Holiday Retirement would like to extend a warm and sincere THANK YOU to our veterans. If you know of someone who has applied for veteran’s benefits, you have likely heard that it is a long and complicated process. That is why I am pleased to introduce Veterans Plus, Holiday Retirement’s newest program to help both existing and potential residents obtain their well deserved
Veterans Administration (VA) benefits.
The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America
(Adopted by Congress on July 4, 1776)
When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bonds which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. That whenever any form of government becomes destructive to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.
Over the past few weeks, I have discovered that my father, August Christman, was in the North Dakota National Guard, 164th Infantry, 1st Battalion, B Company. We found a company photo taken at Camp Claiborne,LA in June of 1941. In my research on the internet, I found a book that is being written about the 164th's battles in WWII by Terry Shoptaugh. Terry's book was great reading about the war stories that he has collected from many sources. It greatly helped me to see exactly what my father faced in their battles with the Japanese on Guadalcanal.