Monday, May 30, 2011

Memorial Day 2011

Please take the time to read this article. The soldier was the brother of my mother-in-law's good friend.

These are pictures taken today while out and about in and around Where George Walked, VA.
Arlington National Cemetery
Flag half-mast at the Pentagon

Wreath laid during a City of Arlington/VFW memorial service 

City of Arlington Memorial Pillar 

Honor Guard

Stones were from originally from a memorial adjacent to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery (yes, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier... that was the former name of the Tomb of the Unknowns). I believe that it was erected in the early 1930's.

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