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Tagged With: honor

QTMs for 8/1/16: NATIONAL G.I. PARTY! EVERYONE’S INVITED!

Making a mess is a lot quicker than cleaning it up, and many show up for the former who vanish for the latter. As the sun rises over us all on Tuesday, November 9th, we’ll have the task of learning to be civil to one another again and get to work cleaning up The Mess. … Continue reading »

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TODAY IS FLAG DAY

There was a time I’d have been shocked to hear an adult American ask why there’s a Flag Day.  Now I’m sickened by it.  The Internet overflows with every kind of information imaginable.  If you don’t know, take the time to find out. As a little boy watching parades, I remember standing in awe as … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 6/6/16: WHO WERE THOSE MEN?

A few months ago they were high school kids hunting a summer job.  Today they were men hunting enemies intent on destroying our way of life. Today we remember an unforgettable army of between 130,000 and 156,000 young men.  They averaged only a year or two older than my grandson, wearing U.S., Canadian, British and Free … Continue reading »

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WHAT DOES THIS DAY MEAN, GRAMPS?

President Ronald Reagan delivered a Memorial Day address at Arlington National Cemetery on May 26, 1986 — almost 30 years ago to the day.  I’ve stood erect and silent in Arlington as a caisson trundles past, the only other sound the muffled thumping of horses’ hooves, the slow, measured cadence of a drum and the solemn, rigid strike of the … Continue reading »

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