Thursday , 17 October 2019

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A Lesson for My Daughter

A section of Arlington National Cemetery, Va., shows a fraction of the 110,000 wreaths placed at the graves of fallen service members during Wreaths Across America, Dec. 15, 2012. DOD photo by EJ Hersom

I ventured out this weekend with my daughter in tow for the annual Wreaths Across America program at Arlington National Cemetery and was immediately struck by what this meant to my daughter.

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Wednesday Warfighter: Soldiers Offer Holiday Honors to Fallen Comrades

Video from Regional Command Southwest Soldiers from the 375th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion gathered to honor five fallen soldiers December 10th at Camp Leatherneck, Helmand Province.  During the ceremony, the soldiers were remembered with a laying of holiday wreaths.  This ceremony serves as a  humble way of paying tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives so close to the holidays. …

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