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Memorial Day, 2005

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Memorial DayBlackfive, Mudville Gazette and Castle Argghhh! have their posts and roundups today. As a gesture of respect and gratitude to our American readers and team members, so do we:

  • Armed Liberal writes about learning to remember better in Memorial Day.

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Tracked: May 30, 2005 2:34 PM
Memorial Day 2005 from Outside The Beltway
Excerpt: President Bush’s Memorial Day Radio Address This Memorial Day weekend, Americans pay tribute to those who have given their lives in the service of our nation. As we honor the members of our Armed Forces who have died for our freedom, we also h...
Tracked: May 30, 2005 3:34 PM
2LT Cowherd, Final Roll Call. from Argghhh! The Home Of Two Of Jonah's Military Guys..
Excerpt: This is the final chapter of last year's post. To keep in synch, read the post above this if you haven't already. "First Sergeant, Call the Roll." Lieutenant Leonard Cowherd... Lieutenant Leonard Cowherd... Lieutenant Leonard Cowherd... "First Sergeant...
Tracked: May 30, 2005 4:23 PM
Memorial Day. from WILLisms.com
Excerpt: Today, Memorial Day, we honor those who fought and died for the United States of America, the land, the people, and the idea. We should strive each day to keep America, with our freedom of speech and religion, our...
Tracked: May 30, 2005 5:41 PM
Memorial Day 2005 from Sierra Faith
Excerpt: Blackfive lists his favorite MilBloggers. Mudville Gazette has a post worth reading too. Winds of Change also has more ways to help the troops. ...
Tracked: May 30, 2005 6:07 PM
Memorial Day: Thank You from FullosseousFlap's Dental Blog
Excerpt: President Bush’s Memorial Day Radio Address: THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. This Memorial Day weekend, Americans pay tribute to those who have given their lives in the service of our nation. As we honor the members of our Armed Forces who have ...
Tracked: May 30, 2005 6:13 PM
Memorial Day from Registan.net
Excerpt: Winds of Change has an excellent collection of Memorial Day links to which all I can add is the Army's collection of every Medal of Honor citation since the award's creation (via Dave's Long Box). Some examples: BURR, HERBERT H. Rank and organ...
Tracked: May 30, 2005 6:43 PM
Excerpt: In 2000, then Assemblyman George Runner led the effort, supported by Senator Pete Knight, to secure $250,000 in State funding through the Department of Veterans Affairs for land acquisition of one-half acre for a Santa Clarita Historical Veterans Plaz...
Tracked: May 30, 2005 10:33 PM
Memorial from Homocon
Excerpt: “It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” — George S. Patton...
Tracked: May 30, 2005 10:54 PM
Excerpt: Today on Memorial Day, we remember those heroes who gave their lives so that we might be free. I know that I owe the freedom I enjoy to host this blog, to speak my mind, to those many brave men...
Tracked: May 31, 2005 3:59 AM
Memorial Day from Tempus Fugit | TxFx.net
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Tracked: May 31, 2005 5:15 AM
Memorials from No Pundit Intended
Excerpt: I know many will only look upon Memorial Day as the means to a long weekend, but I don't agree we should not celebrate. Throughout the history of this great nation, there have been men and women, who believed in this country and its citizens eno

5 Comments

Please don't forget the Italians, who, I believe, have the third highest number of troops in Iraq. They are in Nassiriyah, and they are also in Afghanistan, at the border check point in Herat, a nasty location. They have lost 19 men so far in Iraq, and by all accounts are performing admirably.

Please check my posts for 5/29/2005, and 5/30/2005; at He That Shall Live This Day

We have so much to be thankful for! Just a few years ago the world as we knew it changed. 911 was a shocking awakening for the entire world! Since that time we have seen much progress. The taliban has been eliminated. Saddam can no longer devistate, torture, murder and do all the devistating havoc he had done! Iraqi people are on their way to a free society. . .

There are many moving posts today, but don't miss this one by Don Surber. It damn near broke my heart.

Frank D. - Thanks for that post. The fact that a surviving WWI veteran has too much income to qualify for VA benefits kind of makes you think about Social Security ...

My own memorial story for the day, John C. Waldron, RIP.

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