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Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day!

UNCG decided to combine Veterans Day and September 11th this year. Here are photographs from the name reading ceremony that began at 6 this morning and will run until 1ish, and the Field of Honor that has a flag representing each fallen soldier from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. 35 more words


Honoring the Fallen

As reported by Reuters

On Feb. 24, 1968, Don Skinner was in charge of maintaining bombing radars in Vietnam when his unit came under attack. The Air Force sergeant was critically wounded, spending three months in a Saigon hospital, before being air-lifted to the States where he says he spent nine more months at a hospital “being put back together.” 891 more words

Amazing Military Stories

Outliving Loss

My friend Nan died June 6, 2005. She was 52. It always feels poignant she died on D-Day, since it was certainly that for me and those who loved her. 516 more words


We Are All War Memorials


“Have you forgotten yet?…
For the world’s events have rumbled on since those gagged days,
Like traffic checked while at the crossing of city-ways: 507 more words


In Honor...

Let us reflect today on all our soldiers have done for us

and the sacrifices they have made for this country…


Memorial Day, 2014

I wanted to write something to commemorate the day, but what exactly. Should it be on the Civil War….Vietnam? Maybe I should honor Washington, or Teddy. 665 more words


Memorial Day- Remembering the Lord's Past Goodness

As we get ready to celebrate and honor those who have fallen in defense of our nation, I am reminded of times in the Bible when God’s chosen people were told to set up memorials. 825 more words