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Volunteer & Donate: Wreaths Across America at Arlington National Cemetery

Every year, The Tommy Show teams up with Wreaths Across America to place a handmade wreath on every gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery for the holiday season. 496 more words


November 13, 2017

My grandparents were finally laid to rest at the Arlington National Cemetery.


Dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, 11 November 1921

As Veteran’s Day 2017 comes to a close, here’s a brief look back 96 years to Armistice Day, 11 November 1921, when Chaplain John T. Axton (then the Army Chief Chaplain) committed the body of an unknown WW1 Soldier, dedicating the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. 104 more words


Veterans Day *Weekend Open Thread*

Saturday, November 11, is the day we honor and remember all those who have served our nation in uniform. One day seems hardly sufficient to acknowledge all that these brave souls have done for our nation. 1,005 more words

Armistice-Veterans Day: MIA-KIA?

The surest sign that there is a lack of patriotism in a country is when people jump up to ensure that we make a distinction between Memorial Day and Veterans Day, the one being for the dead and the other for the living. 25 more words


After Hours: Persimmon kisses

Persimmon kisses Awake tactile sensation Skin flows against skin   Your lips undo me I am a melting glacier Swept up in your tide   © 2017 Christine Elizabeth Ray – All rights Reserved… 6 more words