U.S. MEMORIAL DAY

Lest we forget. Remember those who died to get us the freedom we enjoy today. Happy Memorial Day!

Pacific Paratrooper

“Taps”   Please take a moment for them before you begin your holiday.

“Hymn To The Fallen”       Support the troops.

Not every country holds Memorial Day on this date, many are in November when we hold our Veteran’s Day, and I’m certain you have your own ceremonies to display gratitude to your troops.  Shake the hand of a veteran today!

Memorial for Fallen Soldier

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Military Family Remembrance –  

courtesy of fellow blogger, Patty B.

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Farewell Salutes – 

Walter Backman – Aurora, IL; US Navy, WWII, Radioman 2nd Class, USS Oklahoma, KIA

Alan Bean – Fort Worth, TX; US Navy, NASA, astronaut

John C. England – Colorado Springs, CO; US Navy, WWII, Ensign, USS Oklahoma, KIA

Paul Etchepare Jr. – LaGrange, IL; US Army, Vietnam, 2nd LT.

Paul A. Nash – Carlisle, IN; US Navy, WWII, Fire Controlman, USS Oklahoma, KIA

Charles R. Ogle – Mountain View, MO; US Navy, WWII…

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2 thoughts on “U.S. MEMORIAL DAY

  1. I miss the Memorial Day Parade in Oyster Bay. Every year, we used to walk half the block from my house and watched the parade with the members of the American Legion marching. We saw the number of WWII veterans dwindling over the years. I thank them for their ultimate sacrifice. .

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