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Memorial Day - A day to take time out and remember...

A day to remember all who gave some and those who gave all...










Jerry Lee Ruiter, a distant cousin of mine who died Nov 12, 1966 in Vietnam.


The glass wall, located in Jacksonville NC, containing the names of those who died in Vietnam.



The names of the Marines who died in Beirut. This wall is also located in Jacksonville NC.



And then there is this video of Sgt. Emerson Brand who was flown home to Hunt County  March 23, 2007 for his final resting place. You just need to listen to the music and the words of the song. 






The Veterans Memorial cemetery in Salisbury NC





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