Memorial Day Flag Ceremony

U.S. service members unfurl the United States flag during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum as part of Fleet Week New York in New York City NY, May 27, 2019. Memorial Day honors the fallen men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces. Fleet Week NY is an opportunityContinue reading “Memorial Day Flag Ceremony”

Memorial Day Proclamation – President Trump

Proclamation on Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 2020 Issued on: May 21, 2020 Since the first shots fired in the Revolutionary War, Americans have answered the call to duty and given their lives in service to our Nation and its sacred founding ideals.  As we pay tribute to the lives and legacies of these patriots onContinue reading “Memorial Day Proclamation – President Trump”

Memorial Day Proclamation – President Reagan

April 16, 1982  By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Since the end of the Civil War, Memorial Day has been the time when we honor the American men and women who gave up their lives on the field of battle. We do this in recognition of the enormous sacrifice they haveContinue reading “Memorial Day Proclamation – President Reagan”

Under the Flag – Vietnam Veterans Laid to Rest

Members of the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard fold the American flag over the casket of a sailor killed during the Vietnam War during a graveside interment ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Lt. Dennis Peterson, from Huntington Park, Calif.; Ensign Donald Frye, from Los Angeles; and Aviation Antisubmarine Warfare Technicians 2nd Class William Jackson, from Stockdale,Continue reading “Under the Flag – Vietnam Veterans Laid to Rest”

Under the Flag – The Old Guard

Larry (Chip) Holmes, U.S.Army Veteran, shares his experience in “The Old Guard”. He explains why he rides bulls, which is a result of his first military funeral and the son who wore the cowboy boots of his KIA father. Thank you Chip for your service and for sharing this story with us. The 3d U.S.Continue reading “Under the Flag – The Old Guard”