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Lest We Forget . . .

| August 1, 2020 | 21 Comments
Lest We Forget . . .

Thirty years ago – on 2 August 1990, at 2AM local time (7PM EDT on 1 August) – Iraqi forces invaded Kuwait. By the end of 4 August 1990, Iraq had conquered Kuwait. Iraq immediately set up a puppet government (the Republic of Kuwait); Iraq then purportedly annexed Kuwait as it’s “19th Governorate” (AKA “19th […]

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76th D-Day Anniversary

| June 6, 2020 | 19 Comments
76th D-Day Anniversary

President Regean at Pointe du Hoc, 6 June 1984 America’s Greatest Generation.

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The Last Voices of World War II

| May 25, 2020 | 8 Comments
The Last Voices of World War II

  WWII documentaries from NatGeo: https://www.military.com/off-duty/2020/05/07/nat-geo-commemorates-75th-anniversary-wwii-ve-day-new-documentaries.html And this one, with WWII vets relaying their memories of it: https://www.military.com/off-duty/2020/05/06/national-geographic-magazine-honors-last-voices-world-war-ii.html   A fitting salute, to those few, those happy few, who are still with us: The Non Nobis and Te Deum        

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Repost: “It was the most moving gesture I ever saw.”

| May 25, 2020 | 25 Comments
Repost:  “It was the most moving gesture I ever saw.”

I first posted this article 7 years ago. It still says what I want to say about today. May all of you TAH readers have a gentle Memorial Day. ———- Wednesday, 30 May 1945 dawned as the first Memorial Day after World War II ended in Europe. War still raged in the Pacific; it would […]

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Monday FGS

| May 25, 2020 | 7 Comments
Monday FGS

“Memorial Day remains one of America’s most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed – it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.” Doc Hastings The TAH Daily FGS will return tomorrow.

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Memorial Day 2020

| May 21, 2020 | 3 Comments
Memorial Day 2020

Live Stream from VA National Cemeteries Join us in honoring Veterans and service members with the solemn dignity and respect they have earned Each VA national cemetery will conduct a brief wreath laying ceremony, accompanied by a moment of silence and the playing of Taps. In keeping with CDC guidelines to limit large gatherings, the […]

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Funerals for PFC William J. Winchester and CPL Arthur C. Ramirez (Korean War)

| March 12, 2020 | 10 Comments
Funerals for PFC William J. Winchester and CPL Arthur C. Ramirez (Korean War)

In September 2019, DPAA announced that it had accounted for CPL Arthur C. Ramirez, US Army. CPL Ramirez was lost in North Korea on 6 December 1950. CPL Ramirez will be buried next week in Marana, Arizona – on Thursday, 19 March 2020. Unfortunately, DPAA does not list the precise location of either his funeral […]

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Funerals for TSgt Charles G. Ruble and PVT Harry W. Wilder (World War II)

| February 27, 2020 | 7 Comments
Funerals for TSgt Charles G. Ruble and PVT Harry W. Wilder (World War II)

Funerals will be held next week for the following previously missing individuals recently accounted for by DPAA. . . . Last June, DPAA announced that it had accounted for TSgt. Charles G. Ruble, US Army. TSgt. Ruble was lost in the Netherlands on 17 September 1944. TSgt. Ruble will be buried next week – on […]

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