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Memorial Day

Postby Ohio farms » Wed May 21, 2014 8:43 am

Amidst the parties and the grilling this weekend, remember to not forget those who sacrificed for our country in the past and those who continue to do so. I recently returned from visit to Washington and thought I would share some of the sights and words on display
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Re: Memorial Day

Postby Woods Walker » Wed May 21, 2014 3:18 pm

God Bless them all...........


http://youtu.be/PP6ZNV_ytA8 A video tribute.
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Re: Memorial Day

Postby Ohio farms » Wed May 21, 2014 4:19 pm

I knew that you would be one of the first to respond Woods. You're a good man.

As I stood in front of the Vietnam Memorial last week and, as always, I was stunned by the magnitude of the 58,000+ who gave their lives. We should not have given up those lives or torn those families apart with what their sons and daughters endured. Such a waste of our youth.
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Re: Memorial Day

Postby Woods Walker » Wed May 21, 2014 8:35 pm

I have many friends who served in Vietnam, uncles who went ashore at Sicily and Normany, and who served in the Navy in the Pacific. I also had a neighbor when I was a young boy who was on the USS Houston when the Japanese sunk it and was taken prisoner and spent the rest of the war in a Japanese slave labor camp in Burma which built the infamous Burma Railway. Amazing men all, not just by what they did, but how the came home and went on to be the generation that made us what we are as a country.

I also have had some young men work for me that served in both Iraq and Afghanistan and they are from that same mold. They give me hope for this country that we can still produce young people like them.

NEVER FORGET!!!!!
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Re: Memorial Day

Postby Woods Walker » Wed May 21, 2014 8:57 pm

http://youtu.be/MR87LsmXzBs

"Going Home" bagpipe tribute to all war dead.
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Re: Memorial Day

Postby Deebz » Fri May 23, 2014 10:18 am

I have an older and a younger brother who have both been to Iraq/Afghanistan and back...Thank God for the and back part.

I never really understood what Memorial Day meant until I was drinking beer and eating burgers with my buddies, and aching to have my brother by my side.

Thank you to everyone who has served this country in any means, but especially to those soldiers who have taken up arms in support of the USA.
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Re: Memorial Day

Postby kellory » Fri May 23, 2014 5:51 pm

Never forget. Thank you, all who have served.
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Re: Memorial Day

Postby Ohio farms » Sun May 25, 2014 6:11 am

In 2000, Congress passed the National Moment of Remembrance Act. It calls for a moment of silence from Americans on Memorial Day at their local time of 3 p.m. Give it some thought.
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Re: Memorial Day

Postby Woods Walker » Sun May 25, 2014 8:52 am

I didn't know that, duly noted. Thanks.
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Re: Memorial Day

Postby Retranger » Mon May 26, 2014 6:31 am

Been trying to comment since you made the post ,,,site will only let me on once in a great while :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Lets also not forget the politicians that put all these men and women in harms way!!!!!!!! :x :x Pretty sad when it takes years for a person to get the recognition for service they did.
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