14 June 2014

Flag Day

Betsy Ross showing the United States flag to George Washington and others in "The Birth of Old Glory" by Percy Moran, 1917.

"Resolved, that the flag of the thirteen United States shall be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the Union be thirteen stars, white on a blue field, representing a new constellation."

- John Adams at a meeting of the Continental Congress in Philadelphia on June 14, 1777.

Happy Birthday to the United States Army!

Love you guys. Thank you.

06 June 2014

70th Anniversary of D-Day: The Men Who Saved the World

The men who saved the world, literally.

World War II veterans stand and salute during the ceremony for the 70th anniversary of D-Day at Normandy American Cemetery. Photo: American Battle Monuments Commission.

On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, emotional WWII veterans look back:

"70 years hasn't erased any of the feelings that we had for our soldiers there, for our buddies that we'd been with... and to see them die there will never leave, never leave your mind."