Dave Rocker’s Blog 2017-07-19T20:26:00+00:00
1111, 2016

Dave Rocker: Why Americans Observe Veterans Day

How did Veterans Day come to be? Why do Americans observe Veterans Day on November 11th? Why do Americans confuse Memorial Day and Veterans Day? As the title of the holiday suggests, Veterans Day formally acknowledges the [...]

2810, 2016

Dave Rocker: Thanksgiving For U.S. Military Troops

As our 16th U.S. President, Abraham Lincoln freed American slaves and worked to preserve our fledgling country during its darkest, civil war-torn days. In addition to these historical achievements, many Americans are unaware that Lincoln [...]

1909, 2016

Dave Rocker: Rio 2016: Vets Compete on U.S. Paralympic Team

The 2016 Paralympic Games drew to a close last weekend. Sunday’s closing ceremonies in Rio paid homage to cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad, a member of the 2016 Iranian Paralympic Cycling Team, who died last week after crashing his [...]