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Chaplain reflects on mission Memorial Day

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published May 25, 2014. DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. — “Honorable.” That was the word used to describe the...

Thankfully, days of Vietnam sentiment are over

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published June 3, 2014. THULE AIR BASE, Greenland — Capt. Thomas Hammill was a Green Beret who served in...

Memorial – Veterans Day: What’s the difference?

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published May 23, 2014. FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — There are lots of reminders out there that...

A Tale of the Red Tails

Dedication. Courage. Perseverance. These qualities are what make up the Airmen of the 944th Fighter Wing. Qualities that were demonstrated from generations past. During their...

Memorial Day Facts

• Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day. • The birthplace of Memorial Day is a debated topic. Cities such as Warrington, Virginia; Gettysburg,...

“BIVOUAC OF THE DEAD”

The muffled drum’s sad roll has beat The soldier’s last tattoo; No more on life’s parade shall meet That brave and fallen few. On Fame’s eternal camping-ground Their silent...

Desert Lightning News Memorial Day Special Edition – May 22, 2020

Memorial Day 2020 Special Edition - May 22, 2020 Hello everyone – thanks for checking out Aerotech’s Memorial Day 2020 Special Edition! As we...

The Poppy: a symbol of Memorial Day

The Remembrance Day symbolism of the poppy started with a poem written by a World War I brigade surgeon who was struck by the...

VA national cemeteries to commemorate Memorial Day

Cemeteries will will be open for public visitation The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ National Cemetery Administration announced it will commemorate Memorial Day this year...

No veteran ever dies:

In this time of crisis, VA remembers those who are being interred in our National Cemeteries VA’s National Cemetery Administration continues to honor veterans during...

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