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Bivouac of the Dead

“BIVOUAC OF THE DEAD”
By Theodore O’Hara

The muffled drum’s sad roll has beat
The soldier’s last tattoo;
No more on life’s parade shall meet… 543 more words

Ties To The War

Obama marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama laid a wreath Monday at the Tomb of the Unknowns to honor members of the military who died serving their country. 176 more words

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Obama marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery


ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama laid a wreath Monday at the Tomb of the Unknowns to honor members of the military who died serving their country. 178 more words

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Memorial Day: Remember The Sacrifice

My alarm went off at 2:57 a.m., and three minutes later, I received the text from my friend Trina.

Leaving now to commence with project honor Memorial Day. 1,332 more words

Not Forgotten #memorialday #vets #poetry

Fill your lungs with tomorrow’s hope

close your eyes grasp at life’s soil

exhale a bouquet of gratitude

for those whose courage honorably spilled

precious offering for generations to come… 45 more words

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Pres. Obama marks last Memorial Day in office, lays wreath at Tomb of the Unknowns

President Barack Obama marked his final Memorial Day as president by paying tribute to fallen U.S. soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday.

He laid a wreath at the cemetery’s Tomb of the Unknown Solider and delivered remarks at a ceremony honoring those who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice in combat. 227 more words

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A Day To Remember The Fallen *Open Thread*

Today is the day we remember all those who have died in the service of this great Nation. It is not a day to be taken lightly, though too often these days, people are more consumed with sales and cookouts. 371 more words