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Honor Air.

Igår var en ganska lång och underlig dag. En dag då jag tillsammans med ca 70 krigsveteraner från WW2, Vietnam och Korea skulle få poliseskort till flygplatsen och få åka med ett chartrat plan upp till Washington, D.C.  180 more words

Amerikanskt

Wandering through History

It has been over ten years since I last visited my country’s capital, and as much as I remember dreading the weighty humidity and equally belligerent politics there, I began to have a longing for the showcase of culture and nationhood so prominently displayed just over 500 miles to the north of Charleston. 801 more words

Trips

The Nation’s Dead

April 9, 1865—Lee Surrenders

Three Thousand Five Hundred Fifty Three Unknown Union Soldiers
Lie Interred in Arlington National Cemetery.

The Nation’s Dead.

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FOUR hundred thousand men, 327 more words

Poetry

Top 5 Reasons To Visit Washington DC

One of the most visited cities in the USA, Washington, DC offers a variety of interesting experiences, from learning about American history and government to seeing many of the most iconic sights in the country. 537 more words

ACTS OF KINDNESS

To the man, who without a second thought, picked up my son and put him on your shoulder so he could see the changing of the guard at Arlington National Cemetery last week, thank you!  498 more words

MISC

Photo of the Week: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

March 26, 2015

Last week, my boyfriend and I traveled to Washington, D.C. from Atlanta, GA, for business. Unfortunately we were both sick and unable to do much by way of sightseeing. 273 more words

Uplifting

Lace Up and Get Those Miles In!

It’s taken a few weeks, but I can finally say (with confidence!) that I’m back on my A Game! To quote my boxing instructor Ivan, I’m keepin’ it hot. 334 more words

Do It For David