Monday, May 30, 2011

Memorial Day - #2944 - VIDEO: Vietnam War Memorial, Washington, D.C. - 50,000 Names Carved In the Wall - George Jones

Vietnam War Memorial - 50,000 Names Carved in the Wall - George Jones - 158,266 views.  This is a great video, hope it will be meaningful to you this Memorial Day.

Memorial Day - 2011 - Rich Galen - Townhall - We went to Arlington National Cemetery to attend the annual Memorial Day observance.  The entrance to Arlington National Cemetery is directly across the Potomac River from the Lincoln Memorial. These two historical, mystical, sites are connected by the Memorial Bridge.  At the entrance to the Cemetery there is a sign which asks visitors to keep in mind the true nature of this place:  Welcome to Arlington National  Cemetery  America's most sacred shrine.  These are hallowed grounds.  The Mullings Director of Standards & Practices and I made our way up and down the curving walkways, past the small groups of school-aged children and their chaperones listening to docents inspire the students.  We passed rows and rows of American flags which had been placed in the ground in front of each and every headstone. There are over a quarter of a million heroes buried at Arlington.  Generals and privates. Admirals and seamen.  Each headstone gets its own flag.  Each flag, the same size.  Each life, the equal of every other.   Read more........

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