Category Archives: Flag

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Beloved Country

Off in a dusty outpost, at the other end of the world, we often flew our flag. At that time, many of the Afghan’s still believed we would save them from the Taliban, the flag was a reminder to us of … Continue reading

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Eight Thousand Nine Hundred and Seventy-Seven Plus

8,977.     2977 killed (because I won’t honor the memory of the hijackers) 2977 killed (because I won’t honor the memory of the hijackers) over 6,000 injured, and many sickened to death in later years. Your memory was blown … Continue reading

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After The Folded Flag: Memorial Day and Gold Star Families

A stoic widow graciously accepting the folded flag makes a dramatic end to a movie, but what comes after? For the thousands of family members of Americans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, and thousands more from previous wars, Memorial Day … Continue reading

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