Tag Archives: National Guard

Memorial Day 2013

Now that Our Dad is home, on this Memorial Day our thoughts and prayers are with all those families and friends who’ve lost loved ones. Recently as a family, we helped the local VFW and Scouts programs replace flags at veterans’ graves … Continue reading

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Lucky Horseshoes Point Up at Churchill Downs

This weekend will mark the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby — a years worth of training, competing, financial losses and gains — all culmintating in the most famous 2 minutes of horse racing excitement in Louisville, KY. This past summer while Our … Continue reading

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Happy New Year & Welcome Home

We started out a year ago — announcing the countdown to Our Dad’s deployment en route to Afghanistan. While away, he was part of one of the transition teams working to hand the reins of government back to the Afghans. He’s back home now … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor – We Remember

Our Dad’s Flag recently had the priviledge and honor to spend an entire day on display at the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial in Honolulu, Hawaii in remembrance of the Day of Infamy. A few days prior to Our Dad’s Flag visit, 50 Medal of … Continue reading

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We Are Thankful

Dear Dad: Happy Thanksgiving! We love and miss you and hope you can find some whole berry cranberry sauce in Afghanistan! To all the Armed Forces Serving far from home: Happy Thanksgiving and know that we are thinking of you all … Continue reading

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New York Tri-State of Mind

The tide came in high this week in New York and all around the tri-state area, and not many were spared from the wrath of nature’s power. This week’s post will be kept simple in honor of those from the tri-state area of New York who were … Continue reading

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