Tag: Memorial Day

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Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (quoting Shakespeare): “What a piece of work is man, in form and movement how express and admirable. In action how like an angel.” Sergeant Buster Kilrain: Well, if he’s an angel, all right then. But he damn well must be a killer angel.   – Gettysburg (1993) Preview Open

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Ricochet’s own road warrior, Dave Carter, has his hands full this weekend paying tribute to those who have served their country in uniform. Dave’s so busy that he can’t post himself, but this morning he sent us this remarkable photograph — the one and only time that all seven of the “Ride of Pride” trucks (one of which, of course, is driven by Dave himself) were gathered together:

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  “He Died So the Kids Next Door Might Live” 1952 – R. Geissler, Inc., New York In the eleven years since first looking upon this stained glass window in the Chapel of the Centurion at Fort Monroe, VA, a Memorial Day hasn’t passed without me thinking of it. Someday, I hope to take my own […]

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On Memorial Day There are war monuments all across America. I’ve seen many of them. I make a point to look at them. The great monuments to the horse artillery that stand in front of the Capitol building in Washington show the energy and determination of the men in action. Some monuments are on the […]

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