Memorial Day 2015 – More Than National BBQ Day

Remembering: What Memorial Day is About
Thanks to all of our troops throughout the years, the ones who came back, those who did not and to their families this weekend. And a great long weekend to all, but please take a moment to think about what it is all about. See how Dutch honor US soldiers from WWII below.Memorial Day is to Remember, not Just Have BBQ and Beer

© Vincent Jannink/AP Photo Dutch Eric Ommering, wearing a WWII uniform, salutes at a grave he adopted of Sergeant Charles Mc Millan, 315 Infantry 79 Division, from Michigan, during a Memorial Day commemoration

Saturday May 16, 2015 is Armed Forces Day

Most people think of Memorial Day as May’s holiday for the men and women who have, do and will protect our country. Don’t forget about Armed Forces Day! In fact, the entire month of May is the USA’s National Military Appreciation Month. 2015 Armed Forces Day Poster

Saturday May 16, 2015 is Armed Forces Day. So: please thank and keep good thoughts for our US service men and women (and their families) this weekend. (Find out more about Armed Forces Day and how to help our sailors, soldiers and marines and their families below). Continue reading