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Times in Washington D.C.

I just realized I never posted the photos from my trip to Washington D.C. on this blog o’ mine!

In the middle of January, I hopped on a bus and traveled to D.C. 399 more words

February 15, 2005 Arlington Lady

The first military burial at Arlington National Cemetery was that of Private William Henry Christman, 67th Pennsylvania Infantry, interred on May 13, 1864. Two more joined him that day, the trickle soon turning into a flood. 1,066 more words


Memorial service held for Navy SEAL killed in Yemen raid

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A private memorial has been held for the Navy SEAL who was killed during a raid against al-Qaida in Yemen.

Cmdr. Jason Salata, a Navy spokesman, said Friday’s services were held in Virginia for Chief Special Warfare Operator William “Ryan” Owens. 92 more words


Travelogue: Washington, DC [Day 4]

Back in December I visited Washington D.C. thanks to the generosity of my Aunt Rose and Uncle Jason. Our last day in the city started with a trip to  368 more words


A Few Words on Sacrifice 

As some of you may know, I come from a military family. My paternal grandmother estimated we had at least 150 years of service on my father’s side alone. 511 more words

Cheers and ceremony: Trump sweeps in for his big day

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WATCH: President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the Lincoln Memorial as part of the “Make America Great Again Welcome Celebration.”

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Montgomery Meigs’ Vision of Arlington Cemetery

–by  Ronald M. Johnson

Among the individuals who played prominent roles in the building of the United States Capitol was Montgomery Meigs (1816-1889) who, as a Captain in the U.S. 907 more words