Retire Your Flag

The approach of Veterans Day on November 11th is the ideal time to remember our veterans and the flag of our country. Many individuals and businesses have American flags that have become faded, worn or tattered...

“Hoorah for Heroes” A Team Challenge

It’s not the kind of exercise for someone who runs the Saturday morning 5-K or treks to the gym for that cardio workout, and that’s because it’s about moving tires, climbing hills clutching a support rope, and ...

Local Veterans Connecting Through New Group

A new veterans group is forming in the Wheeling area with hopes of connecting veterans and civilians in order to engage in more physical activity while proving to be an asset to the local community. Team RWB...

The Sanity Tree

"And Then 9/11 Happened" Christmas of 2001 will not make it to my “Top 10 Most Enjoyable Christmases” list. As a Navy Reservist, I had celebrated an occasional birthday while on my required annual military d...

Heroes Helping Heroes … That’s the Key

You do not see them often but that’s because they don’t want you to, and they know how to hide. They remain proud of their service to our country, but they are angry with our country. They are our America...

Local Veterans Honored with Stobbs Race

An NFL game was on the tube, and Hugh Stobbs was planted in his living room Lazy Boy dozing in and out of consciousness. And then the boss beckoned. “My wife, Lois, said, ‘Why don’t you got off your butt ...

Wheeling Veterans – Always Welcomed Home

By Damien A. Gabis Weelunk.com Contributor   “It’s a miracle!” my family said. “You’re so lucky to be alive!” they offered. At the time I heartily agreed with everything my family, friends, and fe...