Archive for the ‘Memorial Day’ Category

In my LinkedIn Semper Fi Network of fellow Marines, I asked this question, “Do you have a special message you would like to share with other members of our group regarding the Memorial Day Weekend? Skip Canevit 康思奇 @ who currently is an executive and resides in China offers a special Memorial Day message for his Dad, George Canevit, […]

Remembering our Military Sisters and Brothers…May you come home soon… May you have walls for the wind a roof for the rain drinks bedside the fire laughter to cheer you those you love near you all that your heart may desire A Message from the USO… Al Bagocius The A & I Consulting Group […]

A special thanks to David Merchant @ Memorial Day used to be a solemn day of mourning, a sacred day of remembrance to honor those who paid the ultimate price for our freedoms. Businesses closed for the day. Towns held parades honoring the fallen, the parade routes often times ending at a local cemetery, […]

Honoring our Veterans…Memorial Day this year falls on Monday, May 27th…Just 32 days away… What picture exemplifies the true meaning of this Day? Thanks to my friend Bob Shultz @ for sharing this… Can’t get to Chicago to see this?… Why not just plant a tree in honor of our veterans today…32 days […]

  Willy Lear’s tombstone can be seen this very day at Palmyra, Missouri.   He was a young single man during the Civil War days.   He witnessed a group of southern soldiers who had been sentenced to the firing line and they were taken to a clearing in the woods.   As these men […]

    On this Memorial Day weekend, why not plant a tree in honor of  all those that served…Let’s call it a “Liberty Tree Weekend!” “All gave some…Some gave all!” Here’s a collection of poems honoring Veterans from students from Columbia Middle School, in Tacoma Washington. Heroes By Jared Jenkins   In war, there are […]

  Memorial Day Theodosia Pickering Garrison   A handful of old men walking down the village street In worn, brushed uniforms, their gray heads high; A faded flag above them, one drum to lift their feet- Look again, O heart of mine, and see what passes by! There’s a vast crowd swaying, there’s a wild […]

What is your favorite youtube video tribute to our Veterans? Here’s mine @ Semper fi! Al Bagocius

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. I invite you to visit this link @   Here are 5 of the many worthy items I learned from this site- 1) Women’s groups in the south were the first to decorate soldier […]