December 7, 2011 is the 70th Anniversary of the day World War II began. The Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and the many other American military installations should never be forgotten by young or old Americans alike. As President Franklin Roosevelt stated in his address to Congress asking for a formal "Declaration of War," it was a "day of infamy."
The following poems earned awards in the Flag Poetry/Essay Program sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Jerry V. Horn Memorial Post 10046:
...together. It was time to retire the homemade flagpole of two pipes bolted together, so today we are happy to fly the stars and stripes on a new and sturdier flagpole," said Postmaster MaryAnn Dyke. This column was provided by Joyce Snow. (Joyce...
Since the Revolutionary War, Americans have been willing to shed their blood in defense of our country, our values, our flag and our people.
As a lifelong Marine brat and retired U.S. Coast Guard officer, David Caswell understands what it means to serve the country. He also recognizes the importance of honoring those who have sacrificed themselves for democracy.
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