As you know, we've gotten so far behind we're posting later in the day now, so we're a bit behind publishing this.
Today, Saturday, May 21 is Armed Forces Day in the United States. It was created in 1949 when all the Armed Forces were unified under one department - the Department of Defense - and it replaced separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days.
Jan took photos at two nursing homes this year for the local VFW and we'd like to share them with you. Our WWII and Korean veterans are dying and our Vietnam vets are aging, and it is sad to see those who once fought valiantly for American freedom to now fight age and infirmity instead.
Even though many of them are wheelchair-bound, they were happy to assemble for group photos. We are very proud of each of them.
And we think the song, Sacrifice for Me - written and sung by Joe Bonsall of the Oak Ridge Boys - is appropriate for this post so we'd like to share it with you today.You might want to turn up your speakers.
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