Category Archives: War

Tamma Durfee

Tamma Durfee was the daughter of Edmund Durfee, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who was murdered by a mob near Nauvoo in November 1845. Edmund Durfee has always been someone I have been interested … Continue reading

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Apocalyptic Visions of Daniel

Daniel 7-12 contain visions of Daniel that are apocalyptic. What is apocalyptic literature? Apocalypse is a Greek word meaning revelation, and apocalyptic as an adjective describes the genre of literature that contains visionary or revelatory experiences. Although such writings have been known from ancient … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

Signs of the Times “Our loving Heavenly Father and His Son, Jehovah, with a knowledge of the end from the beginning, opened the heavens and a new dispensation to offset the calamities that They knew would come. The Apostle Paul … Continue reading

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Examining the Enemy

Major Michael Duncan Jones U.S. Army Afghanistan, September 2004–February 2005 In addition to serving as brigade flight surgeon on Bagram Air Base, I also worked in the base hospital’s emergency room and as the physician for the detainee facility. There … Continue reading

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Here to Serve

Here to Serve Sergeant Terry Chang U.S. Army Reserve Afghanistan, February 2006–March 2008 I decided to go back into the army for a silly reason by most sane people’s standards—I wanted to experience war, and I wanted to go to Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Listen the first time

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jared Kimber U.S. Army, Blackhawk Pilot Iraq, three deployments During my second deployment to Iraq, we were stationed in Kirkuk. As pilots of medical-evacuation helicopters, we have to be ready to pick up wounded soldiers and … Continue reading

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Amanda Barnes Smith’s experience at Haun’s Mill

Amanda Barnes Smith Amanda Barnes Smith 1809-1886 Amanda Smith, a woman of great faith and a survivor of the Haun’s Mill massacre, was born Feb. 22, 1809, in the town of Becket, Beckshire county, Mass., daughter of Ezekiel and Fannie … Continue reading

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