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Answer to Big Question I Have Every Memorial Day
According to a U.S. Army Facebook page:
A coin left on a headstone lets the deceased soldier’s family know that somebody stopped by to pay their respect. Leaving a penny means you visited.
A nickel means that you and the deceased soldier trained at boot camp together...
How to Teach Children About Memorial Day in 68 Seconds [VIDEO]
This is a great way to teach kids, whether they're in a military family or not, that Memorial Day is not national BBQ day or just an extra day off for mom or dad. I hope you're flying your flag today. There are only a few houses in my neighborhood that have them up and it makes me sad...
Flags Honor Veterans at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Richland
Several dozen Boy Scouts and their parents tromped up and down the lanes of Richland's Sunset Memorial Gardens this morning planting tall flags next to the graves of men and women who served our country in the military.
Every flag had a name on a placard, as a volunteer read the name on the grav…
Kellie Pickler Embarks on Fifth USO Tour
Kellie Pickler loves our troops! The country cutie headed to the Middle East for her fifth international USO tour, a fact she let us know via a recent tweet. Five tours? That’s dedication to our boys (and girls) in the service. Pickler is naturally perky, but the ‘Where’s Tammy Wynette’ singer expre…

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