Memorial Day…

We ‘celebrate’ this day as a memorial to those who died serving this country, but many times we forget those families who never saw their loved ones again… Hand Salute! Ready, Two… Know that you are not forgotten by those … Continue reading

Memorial Day celebration…

We (Murphy and I) did it a bit differently, we went shooting… Specifically, old WWII rifles and pistols… He’ got a post up HERE, and here’s one pic of all the rifles together.   Murphy’s SC 03A3 is missing because … Continue reading

Memorial Day Weekend 3…

  Stopped by Arlington yesterday afternoon for a few minutes, lots of families out visiting their loved ones.  Saw one group of Marine bikers holding a tribute to one of their brothers.  So many gone… But this gent is still … Continue reading

This is truly sad…

I was asked in an email to back check on whether or not the Vietnam Memorial was actually open on Memorial Day, because there were ‘rumors’ that it had been closed for Obummer’s photo op…THIS is what I found out… Thanks … Continue reading

More Memorials…

Arlington Cemetery… The Old Guard puts a flag on EVERY headstone in Arlington every Memorial Day. This one is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia… It’s small, in an out of the way location on the base, but they remember too… … Continue reading

Memorial Day…

This weekend marks the 41st observance of Memorial Day since it became an official federal holiday in 1971.  This patriotic tribute to fallen servicemen and women stems from the Civil War era, when communities gathered in the spring to decorate … Continue reading