Monday, May 25, 2009

Happy memorial Day

Wow, what a week it has been.............Happy Memorial Day everyone. Many thanks to our troops who keep us safe and are fighting for our freedom. Many thanks to the families of our troops who allow their husbands/wives to go and fight for our country. I tip my hat to you. I could never do it.................God Bless You.
Memorial day, originally called declaration day, is a day to honor all of those who have died in service to our country.

Memorial Day was officially proclaimed on 5 May 1868 by General John Logan, national l commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his and was first observed on 30 May 1868, when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery.
What are some ways we can remember and honor our troops? Well, praying for them is a good start. There are also several organizations you can support or get involved in.Soldiers Angels is an organization that features everything from adopting a soldier , making blankets and homemade good, to having virtual baby showers for the wives of the deployed. Check them out, get involved.
Happy memorial Day Everyone, remember to thank a soldier and their famiies while you are enjoying that hotdog

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