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City of Brandon celebrates Memorial Day

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Marine Corps veteran Mel Rollins saluted as a bugler played "Taps" Monday morning. Veterans, families and friends gathered at Veterans Park & Gardens at Bill Dreggors Park. Event was organized and sponsored by American Legion Orange Baker Post 187. Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General William C. Feyk was keynote speaker.
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Ceremonies in remembrance of Memorial Day held around Kentuckiana

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Several ceremonies honoring those who died in the line of duty were held around Kentuckiana on Sunday.

4 months ago·Louisville, United States
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Memorial Day 2022: Remembrance in peace


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Madison celebrates Memorial Day with Civil War history

MADISON, Wis. — The history of the Civil War runs deep in Madison — Camp Randall, which now hosts Big Ten football, used to be a Civil War camp.And just a few blocks away, at the Civil War gravesites at Forest Hill Cemetery, the descendants of those soldiers remembered their ancestors’ cause in an annual Memorial Day ceremony.“Memorial Day, from the Civil War point, it saved the nation to be the nation we are today,” said Tom Brodd of the Sons o…

4 months ago·Madison, United States
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City of Brandon celebrates Memorial Day

BRANDON, Miss. (WJTV)- Dozens gathered in Brandon to enjoy food, games, and rides during Memorial Day weekend. From CorVettes to Camaros, Hotrods and Rat Rod, all of them could be found in one place. It's a time to honor the brave with celebration of food, games, and family enjoyment bring together dozen from across the region. Gas prices affect Memorial Day weekend plans "I’m here with a group of friends today. They invited me out to come …

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‘Gratitude and remembrance’: Rumford, Mexico observe Memorial Day

Retired U.S. Marine Jack Blanchard of Rumford said we should not hesitate to thank a former or current member of the Armed Forces every day of the year. The post ‘Gratitude and remembrance’: Rumford, Mexico observe Memorial Day appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal.

4 months ago·Lewiston, United States
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Memorial Day: Remembrance and reckoning

I visited my father’s grave at the veterans cemetery in Windsor the other day. He had been in the Army Air Corps during the second world war. I realized that we spoke very little about his military time in Europe during the fight against fascism.That’s the purpose of collective remembrance on Memorial Day, I guess: discovering and retelling the stories that shed light on wars and the soldiers who fight them. “No holidays, no country,” wrote nove…

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