… and to all who have or are serving. Thank you all!
There are no atheists in foxholes… On the evening of June 5th 1944 President Franklin D Roosevelt gave a speech to the nation announcing that Allied troops had entered Rome. At that time he knew that a gigantic invasion force was heading across the English Channel toward the beaches of Normandy. The fact that Rome […]
photo © 2008 Beverly | more info (via: Wylio) Today is the day to thank veterans. I reflected on this this morning, trying to decide who I specifically would like to thank. I settled on Merlyn Dethlefsen. I met Major Dethlefsen in 1969 at Vance Air Force Base as I entered pilot training. Major […]
The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month This is the date and time from 1918 when the Armistice was signed ending World War I. In 1919 President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed it Armistice Day and it has been celebrated ever since. In 1954 it was changed to Veterans Day to honor all […]