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Thread: True Meaning of Memorial Day
05-25-2012, 06:28 AM #1
True Meaning of Memorial Day
We all enjoy a long weekend off to celebrate the beginning of summer. But while you are celebrating remember all those who have payed the ultimate sacrifice for you to be able to do so. Also keep the families and friends of those serving today in your thoughts. The Marines, Sailors, Soldiers, and Air Force personel serve along side many civilian contractors that help them to complete the mission at hand. To all who are currently serving abroad keep your head on a swivel and we will see ya when you get back. Semper Fi!!
05-25-2012, 09:17 AM #2
Good post. I've had to explain the difference between Memorial Day and Veteran's Day every year, more than once.
I'll be out Sunday setting flags. We set flags on every veteran's grave in the region- county, reservation cemetary, and the local columbarium. We do the services on Monday at all three.
It's important to remember why we have the holiday, indeed. Go have fun, camp with the kids, but give a few minutes or hours to teach and remember.Christof
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05-25-2012, 12:24 PM #3
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Great post, Thanks to all who have served and are serving our country and especially to the families that have lost a loved one in service. You are always on my mind. Freedom is not free and our service members pay the price. God bless you all.
05-25-2012, 12:50 PM #4
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Thanks for sharing this. I hope everyone who gets time off, appreciates it and understands that what we have is very unique in human history. Very unique and exceptional. Thanks for all who have served this country and have given everything.
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05-25-2012, 04:15 PM #5
i hate saying this one word but HOOAH, great post ive already seen flags placed by the headstones of fallen brothers and sisters i know i will be having one for the ones that we lost hope everyone stays safeGo-Recon "xtreme" amber scanning tail gate light strip, Cobra ultra2 CB radio W/ 4 foot firestix antennas, dual exhaust with 40 series single in dual out muffler, 305/65R17 Mickey Thomson Baja ATZ on 17 inch Mickey Thompson Side Biters, 3 inch body lift
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05-25-2012, 08:41 PM #6
As I got older I realized so how young the soilders were that served and gave so much
Get off your horse and drink your milk -John Wayne
05-26-2012, 05:20 AM #7
Very humbling moments , picnics are secondary.2010 Chevy Silverado Z71 ext cab.4x4
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