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Memorial Day is a time for reflection and respect

Memorial Day is a time for reflection and respect

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Any nation that does not honor its heroes will not long endure.”

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Candlelight ceremony remembers US, Vietnamese POW/MIAs

Candlelight ceremony remembers US, Vietnamese POW/MIAs

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Service members, veterans and civilians gathered at the National Cemetery of the Pacific to honor all American prisoners of war and those missing in action during a Memorial Day candlelight ceremony, Sunday.

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70th anniversary of West Loch disaster is commemorated

70th anniversary of West Loch disaster is commemorated

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

At 3:08 p.m., there was a blast aboard a vessel, followed by a chain reaction of fire-spreading explosions.

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Memorial Day Ceremonies 2014

Memorial Day Ceremonies 2014

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Find locations and observances for Memorial Day 2014.

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New bricks added to Schofield memorial monument

New bricks added to Schofield memorial monument

| May 2, 2014 | 5 Comments

“One thing that is incredibly important about our Army is that we never forget those that we have served with and those who have given their lives fighting alongside us.”

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Fallen warrior is honored with Soldier’s Medal

Fallen warrior is honored with Soldier’s Medal

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The Soldier’s Medal is the Army’s most prestigious peacetime award for valor and is but a small token to offer for the willing sacrifice Spc. Ortiz made for his wife.”

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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is more than a dream

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is more than a dream

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

King dedicated his life to equal rights.

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94th AAMDC focuses breakfast on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

94th AAMDC focuses breakfast on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

“I believe that King had a huge impact upon this century,” said Revell. “I would say that probably King was one of the greatest leaders in a very complex and controversial movement during the 1960s that lifted people’s hopes in terms of dignity that God has for all of us.”

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December 7th, 1941 Pearl Harbor attack 72nd anniversary commemoration activities

December 7th, 1941 Pearl Harbor attack 72nd anniversary commemoration activities

| December 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Saturday, Dec. 7, a moment of silence will be observed, here, at 7:55 a.m., the exact moment the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor began 72 years ago.

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Public is invited to 72nd Pearl Harbor commemorations

Public is invited to 72nd Pearl Harbor commemorations

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Sound The Alarm” theme showcases communications.

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