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Memorial Day 2018

Memorial Day 2018 Posted May 25, 2018 by Bob Anderson Memorial Day is a federal holiday for remembering the people who died while serving in our country’s armed forces. The holiday, which is currently observed every year on the last Monday of May, will be held on May 28, 2018. Memorial Day traces its roots […]

Remembering on Memorial Day

Remembering on Memorial Day Bob Anderson, Ph.D., CMSgt.(Ret.) For many this will be the first Memorial Day to have apersonal meaning. For others, it will be another chance to remember a father,mother, brother, sister or friend that paid the ultimate sacrifice for thiscountry. For many it will simply be a time to grill a steak, […]

Viet Nam War Series by Ken Burns

HoiB. Tran on The Viet Nam War series by Ken Burns To my dear Brothers-in-Arms, Vietnamese & AmericanVeterans of the VN War, In mid-September2017, I was extremely excited turning my TV on to watch the new Viet Nam Wardocumentary directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novickthat my son informed me the previous week. Sadly, after […]

CSIS Remarks

CSISREMARKS 28September 2017 – by Lewis Sorley Nowwe have seen the Burns Vietnam epic, or at least some of us have. What are weto think of it? +The story line is not very complicated: Waris hell. Americanswho opposed the war: good. Americanswho fought in it: inept, pitiable. NorthVietnamese: admirable. SouthVietnamese: hardly worth mentioning. Waris hell. […]

Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day 2017 We are immensely grateful and respectful for the noble sacrifices my fellow patriotic Americans have given to defend America and those who are fighting, sacrificing now in a land so far away to make America a great nation.