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In Memoriam

by Fern on May 25, 2009

in General

I’ve scheduled this post to be published at 2:59pm Pacific time, one minute before America’s national moment of silence in remembrance of our countrymen who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.

‘Flags-In’ at Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day 2008 by Army.Mil

My brother is currently in the Corps of Cadets at his university, and plans on being a submariner in the Navy when he graduates. I’m proud of my brother’s patriotism and willingness to serve our country. I’m also worried about his well-being, and he won’t even receive his commission for another three years! It’s given me a teeny tiny glimpse into the sacrifice America’s military families make every day. I stand in awe of you guys, and the loved ones you are supporting.

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