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The Most Magical Christmas Homecoming

There are not many words to say about this video aside from “The best presents don’t come with pricetags.”

December 10 / 2013
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A Special Message from Coldwell Banker Veterans

Veteran’s day is about reflecting on the incredible dedication, courage,

November 08 / 2013

Welcome Home: Staff Sergeant Sandra Lee

For our service men and women, coming home is one of the greatest things for them, but it can also be trying. Staff Sergeant Sandra Lee served our country in Operation Iraqi Freedom and is truly an American Hero.

October 24 / 2013

Welcome Home: An American Soldier’s Thoughts on Home

“Home is my favorite place.” That’s how this video starts and I’m not sure a better intro could be given. In this vignette from the series we call “Welcome Home” we talk with the Michael & Michelle Hults about what home means to them. Michael served in our military for many years but when he came home from service recently the place he loved to come back to was almost completely ruined.

June 03 / 2013

The Story of I’ll Be Home for Christmas and the Battleship North Carolina

Bing Crosby crooning the holiday classic, I’ll Be Home for Christmas, is a tune echoed through many a home this time of year. First released around Christmas in 1943, the song is written from the perspective of a soldier serving over seas during World War 2. While the melody is one that lingers in our minds, the meaning of the song is actually quite somber as the closing line reveals that being home for Christmas isn’t quite a reality just yet.

A Veterans Appreciation for Home

Nick Colletti, a former Army National Guard infantry soldier, has an appreciation for home that many of us couldn’t imagine.