Today is the day that we sat aside to honor those in the military in particular those that paid the ultimate price so that we may be free. Here is the history of Memorial Day:
Now lets honor a different kind of hero:
And share a story of a found soldier:
Then close with tributes to the soldiers from Junior High students
The picture is of my cousin Lt. Edward Grover Delong one of the few soldiers to win both the Navy Cross and the Silver Star. He was captured by the Japanese during WWII and beheaded. The movie They Were Expendable is about his troops. This the movie that gave Spielberg the inspiration to do Saving Private Ryan.