Memorial Day


 A soldier's "Final Inspection"  Echoing "TAPS"
In honor of all Service men and women who have given their lives in the various conflicts in which our country has been engaged. Rest in peace.
General Colin Powell, USA (Ret.) addresses the nation from the steps of the U.S. Capitol about the true meaning of Memorial Day. History and meaning of Arlington National Cemetery as presented at the National Memorial Day Concert from Washington D.C. on May 27, 2007.
As a 21-year-old infantryman, Charles Durning was among the first wave of men to land on Omaha Beach during World War II. He was awarded three Purple Hearts and a Silver Star. The Forgotten War - Korean War Memorial, Washington DC
Patriotic short clip about soldiers in different eras. Actor Joe Mantegna introduces Gary Sinise, who pays special tribute to the "citizen soldiers" of the National Guard and their families at home.
Vietnam Memorial, Washington D.C Fifty Thousand Names Carved In The Wall.

The Long Salute at Rolling Thunder.

Marine Staff Sergeant Tim Chambers. Read his story by clicking below.

The Lone Warrior

Rolling Thunder is an annual motorcycle rally that is held in Washington, DC during the Memorial Day weekend to call for the government's recognition and protection of Prisoners of War (POWs) and those Missing in Action (MIAs). About 400,000 veterans will roar across Washington, DC on their motorcycles as a tribute to American war heroes.
 Dedicated to those soldiers who have fallen in Iraq. A segment from the PBS 2008 Memorial Day concert dedicated to those who were wounded or killed in Afghanistan.