Commemorating the Memorial’s 20th Anniversary

Clear Lake All Veterans’ Memorial’s Platinum Anniversary May 31, 1999 - May 31, 2019 (Double click picture for larger view.)“Town pays homage to those who served” were the words chosen to describe Clear Lake, Wisconsin’s effort to build its Veterans Memorial in a featured article of May 10th, 1998. The St Paul Sunday Pioneer Press featured … Continue reading Commemorating the Memorial’s 20th Anniversary

December 15, National Wreaths Across America Day

Did you know... About National Wreaths Across America? Wreaths Across America's mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,400 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad. Their goal: Remember our fallen U.S. Veterans. Honor those … Continue reading December 15, National Wreaths Across America Day

National Day of Mourning – December 5, 2018

In 2004 President George H. W. Bush issued a Day of Mourning after President Ronald Reagan passed away. This year President Donald Trump issued December 5, 2018 a National Day of Mourning after President George H. W. Bush passed away. Both Presidents served our nation over a life time and both had long time marriages. … Continue reading National Day of Mourning – December 5, 2018

Boots in the House™️

This month a few of my coworkers at the Department of Veterans Affairs and I volunteered for Boots in the House™, a faith based organization that sends care packages to all branches of the armed forces deployed in hostile and remote locations. They also ship K-9 care packages for deployed K-9 Units and Spa packages … Continue reading Boots in the House™️

Give Thanks…

Next week many celebrate Thanksgiving Day. A day when many people reflect on the last year with a thankful heart, despite the circumstances they are facing. Did you know...Thanksgiving was first proclaimed by President George Washington in 1789. President Thomas Jefferson choose not to celebrate Thanksgiving. During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving … Continue reading Give Thanks…