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Old 05-28-2012, 11:05 AM
 
Location: From TX to VA
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Excellent posts, I pity people that just see this as another 3 day holiday. Thanks for sharing.
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God Bless you those who have fallen in our behalf. Love you and will always remember your sacrifice
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On this and every day I give thanks to all those that give their all for us. God bless you, you are in my prayers.
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A simple "Thank you" can not begin to show how I feel for those who have lost their lives for our country. God bless their families & give them strengh and know that those loved ones will never be forgotten.
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To the serviceman of the United States i have laughed beside, fought beside and cried beside. To those that have helped me in my hour of need and to those that i have been fortunate enough to help.

To the families and loved ones of those that have been lost, to those that are left behind.

I Thank You.
I can't add another word to any of these posts except to say I agree.

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Old 05-28-2012, 01:07 PM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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Old 05-28-2012, 04:00 PM
 
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A video of "Taps" made by the U.S. Navy Band at Arlington National
Cemetery, Published on May 25, 2012.


Twenty-four notes. It's a simple melody, 150 years old, that can
express our gratitude when words fail. Taps honors the men and
women who have laid down their lives and paid the ultimate
sacrifice for the cause of freedom. Fair winds and following seas,
shipmates.



Taps - YouTube

I'm glad you posted this, too. Something about Taps that bring a proverbial chill up the spine, sort of thing. I can get misty eyes easily, too. Maybe partly Pavlovian from the times I've heard them in person, or....no, just the powerful reason we are hearing them.

Thank you each and every one, wherever and whomever you are.
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Old 05-28-2012, 06:07 PM
 
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Thanks for sharing your pictures. But, ScoPro's picture is the most heart breaking for me.
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Old 05-28-2012, 11:21 PM
 
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I want to say that on this memorial day my family and I thought of those who have fallen in service to this country and those who are serving now.
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Old 12-29-2012, 02:47 PM
 
Location: Mount of Showing the Way
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"FINAL FANTASY Main Theme" JSDF,USMC,USArmy Bands - YouTube
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Old 05-26-2014, 11:39 AM
 
Location: New Mexico U.S.A.
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Default Memorial Day Tribute 2014 John Fischer on bag pipes

A short, 2 minute, YouTube video, Published on May 25, 2014,
Bagpipes on Atlantic Ave bridge Delray Beach Florida. No
complex message, just something for some people to briefly
reflect upon...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0i2k1soJBD4
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