Archive for the ‘Veterans of Foreign Wars’ Category

Yesterday, I received this open letter from a well known disabled veteran in our community who wishes to remain anonymous, but would like to reach all of us. Please read, like and share his post as we quickly approach Veterans Day where we should honor all Veterans; especially those who continue to struggle… “An Open […]


  Summer is almost here and so sadly, many of us forget about our soldiers, our veterans, our fellow Americans A veteran is someone who, at one point in their life, wrote a blank check made payable to‘The United States of America ’ for any amount, up to and including their life. http://www.soldierwall.com/wall.php   Please pass […]


  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 […]


Raising the Flag Over Iwo Jima, February 23, 1945 http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/iwoflag.htm The photograph of Marines raising the American flag at the summit of Mt. Suribachi during the battle for Iwo Jima has become an enduring image of bravery and heroism. However, this was actually the second flag raised on the mountain’s summit that day. The first […]


    From Patty Lewis • http://www.linkedin.com/pub/patty-lewis/1b/6a3/33a Make 2011 a better year by supporting your brothers and sisters deployed! Join us in our efforts and focus at America 4R Marines organization! No one has more dedication, passion and pride to the Corps than our Marines past and present! Many Marines tell me they want ” Back […]


What is your favorite youtube video tribute to our Veterans? Here’s mine @  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgl7eAVs4Jc 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 @ http://www.usmemorialday.org/backgrnd.html   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 […]