Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Anchors Aweigh

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Today is a national holiday set aside for honoring our veterans like my father who served in the U.S. Navy on a mine sweeper. Every time I drive over Fore River Bridge I am reminded of our armed forces when I see the USS Salem moored there. You can see the full view of this preserved heavy naval cruiser by clicking here.

"How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!" ~Maya Angelou


brattcat said...

Simple and beautiful.

Frank said...

What a powerful photo you've posted. It is so important that we remember our fathers, grandfathers and each and every person who has served, and many who have died, defending our country.

Thank you for your nice comment at Tampa FP.

John said...

There is certainly a comonality in everyone's theme today. A sombre today with the toll of young lives in Afghanistan.

RNSANE said...

Terribly sad as we remember all the lives lost on battlefields throughout the world and those who were left behind to mourn them. May they rest in peace and, hopefully, some day, this world will know peace.

wasim said...

its really beautiful...!

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