Sixty years ago today, a black bear apparently attempted to circumnavigate the security perimeter at Duluth Air Force Base in the dark of night. This facility was home to over 130 nuclear missiles, already on heightened state of readiness due to the unfolding Cuban Missile Crisis.
American Volunteer Group, a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization, is dedicated to performing humanitarian missions sourcing, shipping and delivering medical electronics equipment and general clinical supplies to hospitals in Ukraine, as well as providing logistical support to other major NGOs in the refugee centers and conflict zones.
This is an aid mission conceived by and executed by people with a proven record for taking on and accomplishing epic tasks under the most challenging circumstances.
This showdown between democracy and autocracy is devastating. The fabric of life across the nation is in tatters with 4 million refugees fleeing to the west and physical destruction that will require a 21st century Marshall Plan to rebuild and restore.