Category: War

Three Great Life Lessons From Alexander the Great

I am a big fan of history. I love reading and listening to books and documentaries of all kinds of history that ha spanned over the centuries. It is fascinating to see how past world leaders, inventors, athletes, armies, scientists, politicians, wars, etc. One… Continue Reading “Three Great Life Lessons From Alexander the Great”

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Showing Mercy in the Midst of War

How many of us have ever known someone that we really didn’t like? They were someone that we considered our rival, our opponent, our enemy. If we were given the chance, we would “take care of them”, hurt or destroy them. But how many… Continue Reading “Showing Mercy in the Midst of War”

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The American Flag: 13 Folds of Honor

Memorial Day is a day observed by millions of people in the United States of America in remembrance of men and women who sacrificed their time, careers, and lives for their country.  America is not the only country which honors their military…many countries around… Continue Reading “The American Flag: 13 Folds of Honor”

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The Flag That Doesn’t Fly

Between the fields where the flag is planted, there are 9+ miles of flower fields that go all the way to the ocean. The flowers are grown by seed companies. It’s a beautiful place, close to Vandenberg AFB. Check out the dimensions of the flag…… Continue Reading “The Flag That Doesn’t Fly”

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A Little Piece of Home

Have you ever thought about how precious and fortunate we are to live in the land that we do? After reading the following short story, I am sure that you will think of our land a little differently. This soldier in Iraq asked his… Continue Reading “A Little Piece of Home”

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Soldiers Remembrances of D-Day

I recently read an article written by Kim Willsher on TheGuardian,com in which she told many stories of servicemen that participated in D-Day and World War 2. I thought that it would be a great share with all of you. I hope that you… Continue Reading “Soldiers Remembrances of D-Day”

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Incredible Facts of D-Day

This year, June 6, 2014, marks the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. The site, http://www.army.mil/d-day explains D-Day in a short but descriptive way: “On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline, to fight Nazi Germany… Continue Reading “Incredible Facts of D-Day”

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Your Life Is No Longer Your Own (Tissues Required)

Read an amazing account of incredible sacrifice during World War 2 involving simple towns people. Around this time each year, Memorial Day, I am reminded of a story that I once heard. Though the exactness of it I cannot confirm, I am assured its… Continue Reading “Your Life Is No Longer Your Own (Tissues Required)”

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Every Flag Tells a Story At Mobile’s Historic Magnolia & National Cemeteries

The one thing I enjoy is looking for inspiring and heartwarming stories of all kinds of occasions, experiences and places around the world. Recently, I came across the following article, which, to me, was an interesting and heartwarming story of a national cemetery in… Continue Reading “Every Flag Tells a Story At Mobile’s Historic Magnolia & National Cemeteries”

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Freedom Comes With A Price

Freedom. There is nothing that is more valued and treasured by an individual. It is that one word that has made millions and millions of people to decide to come to America to live…free to worship, speak, travel, salute the flag, and many, many… Continue Reading “Freedom Comes With A Price”

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Dressing A Soldier For The Last Time

  This is a picture the military has never let anyone see until now. This is a picture behind the scenes at Dover Air Force Base where the bodies of fallen soldiers are prepared for burial. And that includes being properly dressed, all the… Continue Reading “Dressing A Soldier For The Last Time”

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Where Does The Time Go?

It is truly amazing how fast time is going. My grandmother used to always say, “the older you get…”the days get longer and the years get shorter.” Isn’t THAT the truth!! The following pictures illustrate this point in a humorous way!!

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