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REMEMBERING THEIR SACRIFICE

To those who sacrificed so much and to their families  our eternal gratitude and profound respect….

Memorial Day, holiday in the United States observed in late May. Previously designated Decoration Day, it was inaugurated in 1868 by Gen. John A. Logan for the purpose of decorating the graves of Civil War veterans and has since become […] Continue reading

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Commander, United States Navy, Departing: Remembering Memorial Day 2009

“Memorial Day will forever mean something different to me“   From Skip Rohde; Memorial Day in Baghdad is not like it is in the States.  Okay, so we got a full day off.  Our little group was sitting around dinner in the DFAC last night discussing what our options were.  Go to the beach?  Nah […] Continue reading

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