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Veterans Day – Remembrance Day – Armistice Day

The Green Dragon

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1clamairy
Nov 11, 2009, 5:06pm Top

Remember...

2MerryMary
Nov 11, 2009, 5:19pm Top

Lovely, clam. Thanks - from the daughter, the sister, and the sister-in-law of vets.

3majkia
Nov 11, 2009, 5:47pm Top

thanks from me!

4clamairy
Nov 11, 2009, 6:12pm Top

You're both welcome! I am also the daughter, sister, daughter-in-law and sister-in-law of vets!

Hey, majkia, you're a former Nutmegger?

5majkia
Edited: Nov 11, 2009, 6:53pm Top

I am a former Nutmegger! True! Joined the Air Force there too.

And lived not that far from you. I'm from Windsor Locks.

6pollysmith
Nov 11, 2009, 7:17pm Top

I took my hubby out for dinner! hes a vet

7clamairy
Nov 11, 2009, 7:38pm Top

#5 - No kidding? Small world! :oD Do you ever miss it?

8OldSarge
Nov 11, 2009, 7:46pm Top

Remember...always.

Thank you.

9clamairy
Nov 11, 2009, 7:47pm Top

#8 - *thankful hugs*

10majkia
Nov 11, 2009, 10:07pm Top

#7 I do miss New England. One day I'll get up there again.

11jenreidreads
Nov 11, 2009, 11:28pm Top

We have a group of elderly men who come to the cafe at my work every day to have coffee and talk. At least a few are veterans, and one of our baristas bought them their drinks today (we all pitched in, but it was her idea). So sweet.

12Bookmarque
Nov 12, 2009, 8:02am Top

I took this while doing a cemetery crawl last week. Twin brothers, Revolutionary War Vets, died within weeks of each other in 1783. Sent them a silent thank you.

13clamairy
Nov 12, 2009, 8:15am Top

#12 - Wow! Very cool, indeed!

#11 - That is a heartwarming story, goddessladyj.

14jewels
Nov 12, 2009, 10:11pm Top

#5 I'm originally from Springfield,Ma.I was born at the old Fort Devens,Ma but my Dad was Air Force all the way.He was attached to Westover Air force Base in Chicopee,Ma.Small world indeed.

15margd
Nov 10, 2017, 10:00am Top

Canada's fallen soldiers are usually taken west on a highway north of Lake Ontario (CFB Trenton to Toronto). Residents along the way take to overpasses to salute each cortege--very touching to witness. Now highway 401 has signs identifying it as "Highway of Heroes". Hopefully far fewer to salute these days...

Thinking of them this Veterans / Remembrance / Armistice Day:

Highway of Heroes - The Trews song as the background (03:48)
Published on May 26, 2010
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsCVlM1CSPU

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