Today is Memorial Day.
Today we honor the men and women who served in the Armed Forces of our nation; especially remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Last night, as I watched the National Memorial Day Concert on the Mall in Washington, DC, tears came to my eyes (as they do each year) in thanksgiving and remembrance.
I don't know how many people actually follow this blog anymore; but if you do, please comment with the names of those whom you wish to honor on this day.
My partial list:
- Charles Joseph Zampino; United States Army; World War II; wounded in action
- Mildred Claire Zampino; United States Army; World War II
- Philip Lon Fritts; United States Merchant Marines; KIA at sea, just before Pearl Harbor
- Murphy Joseph Soirez; United States Army; immediately prior to Korea
- Robert Marshall Aiken; United States Navy; killed while on active duty, in a civilian plane crash
Labels: Heroes, History, Veterans