We will Never Forget nor Will We let Others Forget Our Sacrifices! “Remembering Our POW/MIA’s”
In 1918, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month at the eleventh hour, an armistice went into effect for the Great War, the first step to end “The war to end all wars.” In 1919, the United States began celebrating Armistice Day on November 11. But this was not the end of war but the first of two World Wars, followed by Korea; Vietnam; the Cold War (for which there are veterans but no medals nor recognition); conflicts in Grenada, Lebanon, and Panama ; the Gulf War; the current war of Global Terrorism (Afghanistan and Iraq). Today is not just a federal holiday, a day off for school children and government employees. Today we remember those who have served in the armed forces during these wars and conflicts.
The world has been shaped by the United States’ involvement abroad. No matter how you feel about our participation in some…
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