On this day in 1981, quickly recorded to meet contractual obligations, Van Halen's "Fair Warning" began a climb to #5 on the album charts as AC/DC's "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" began the first of six weeks at... More »»
It was Robert Anthony who said: "Courage is simply the willingness to be afraid and act anyway."
It was French President Charles de Gaulle who said: "The graveyards are full of indispensable men"... More »»
People increasingly take holidays for granted, as nothing more than a day you don't have to go to work or school, and a gimmick for advertisers and merchandising. But the reality is that Memorial Day was established to honor all the men and women who have served or are currently serving, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defending our country and our freedoms. It's also a day to pay tribute to the families whose loved ones died, or were taken captive and never returned. We thank them for shouldering this burden, and for giving us our future at the cost of their own. The idea is that this Monday, before you hit the malls, light up the barbecue or hit the road, STOP for a moment and reflect. Remember the heroes, those who came home and the ones who never made it, all of whom helped build and preserve the American dream.
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