I Appreciate Memorial Day

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    I am an American Soldier.

    I am a warrior and a member of a team. I serve the people of the United States, and live the Army Values. I will always place the mission first. I will never accept defeat. I will never quit. I will never leave a fallen comrade. I am disciplined, physically and mentally tough...
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    26-30
    3 Responses May 25, 2015

    Memorial Day Observied - The Old Way

    It has been years since my mother passed away.  Until she died, we observed Memorial Day as she had as a child - it was then called "Decoration Day," when families would go to the family cemetary and "decorate" family graves with flowers.  My family comes from a town...
    m2mdad m2mdad
    61-65, M
    May 27, 2010

    To all gold star families

    and those who have lost someone. I appreciate your sacrifice. I'm sorry for your loss.
    Tom1234P Tom1234P
    31-35, M
    May 25, 2015

    May no soldier go unloved May no soldier walk

    alone May no soldier be forgotten May no soldier be left behind When they return home!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 26, 2014

    Thank you to all the men

    and women who serve our country and r.i.p to all those who did, you guys will always be remembered for your bravery ❤️🙏
    Neshaxo Neshaxo
    18-21, F
    May 26, 2014

    Please pay extra respect to those

    who served and remember those those who never came home. Today is Memorial day, the day we pay extra respect and remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to protect our nation's interests.
    john2900 john2900
    70+, M
    May 25, 2015

    We should all take a moment to think about the

    dads and moms fighting for our country right now. Because I'm pretty sure they have kids that don't know if their parents are coming back or not.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 24, 2014

    Thankful

    Thankful to those who stand in harm's way to protect the freedoms we are afforded. To those that gave all...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 27, 2013

    Happy Memorial Day to all of our men

    and women who served our country and are still serving today
    memorialday2015 memorialday2015
    22-25, M
    May 25, 2015

    As It Is To Me

    When I was a kid we called it Decoration day. Out to the cemetery we went. Graves of soldiers from the Civil War to Vietnam, were taken care of. Flowers were planted or laid upon the stones. Children stuck in little American flags.   Headstones were cleaned and...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    May 26, 2010
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    26-30
    1 Response May 25, 2015

    It's Important To Me

    I just observe that day with a great deal of respect for all that it stands for. Thank you!
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    26-30
    Feb 12, 2011
    cathybrown620 cathybrown620
    51-55, F
    1 Response May 26, 2014
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