Monday, December 21, 2015

 MY BEAUTIFUL AMERICA
A little tour of our great country.  May freedom reign in the land of the brave in 2016 and always!.  

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

A Nice Tradition

When visiting a National Cemetary....a nice tradition!

 
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This is a tradition that has been held onto by members of the United States Military.  The money left at graves in national cemeteries and state veterans cemeteries is left in place for a time, but is eventually collected, and the funds are put toward maintaining the cemetery or paying burial costs for indigent veterans.
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A coin left on a headstone lets the deceased soldiers family know that somebody stopped by to pay their respect. Leaving a penny means you visited.
 
A nickel means that you and the deceased soldier trained at boot camp together. If you served with the soldier, you leave a dime. A quarter is very significant because it means that you were there when that soldier died.
 
Some Vietnam veterans would simply leave coins as a “down payment” to buy their fallen comrades a beer or to play a hand of cards when they would finally be reunited.
 
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Minot Pre-Rally

The deadline to register for the Minot Pre-Rally has passed.  Remember, the campground changed the deadline from July 10 to June 10th.  A ma...