Posts Tagged “Memorial Day”

A dilemma as I sit here

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A dilemma as I sit here

As I sit here this weekend with 30+ family enjoying a reunion and listen to the laughs, stories, and food cooking I sit here both happy and sad. I sit here happy for all of them to be able to enjoy the freedoms of this country and the ability for all of us to get…

Lest We Forget

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This video was sent to me by a fellow veteran who created it. He asked that I not give him any credit for this or recognition. However that Airborne Trooper knows who he is. He did a good job in putting together the text, song and visuals to help remind people why we have this…

Video of the Day- Honoring the Fallen

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Another short, but very touching video tribute to our fallen. Not necessarily profiling a historic battle or place, but the feelings and impact are the same regardless. This is only a few minutes long and well worth those few minutes on this honorable weekend.  

Thoughts from Memorial Day 2011

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I first brought this up a couple of years ago and wanted to raise up the topic again. For years I have struggled with how to address Memorial Day when greeting people on this weekend. I know many of my brethren have told me they sometimes struggle with the same thing. I mean saying Happy or Merry Memorial Day…

Reflecting on Memorial Day 2006

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Going into this Memorial Day 2013, I thought I would re-post my blog post from 2006 that I wrote shortly after getting into Afghanistan starting a pivotal chapter of my life. Every once in a while I go back and read those old blog posts to try and capture the feelings and emotions I had…

A great tribute video for Memorial Day

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H/T to my close friend, Michelle T., for making me aware of this tribute video. It is produced by Crye Precision (makers of Multi-Cam) and Dillon Aero (makers of mini-guns), two of the best things the Army owns in my opinion. As we transition into this honorable Memorial Day weekend, I would like to kick…

Thank you Sir!

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Thank you Sir!

A BIG Thank You to General John A. Logan, the founder of Memorial Day!   You can read more about the fine General HERE.

Honor Memorial Day for what it is truly about

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Honor Memorial Day for what it is truly about
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