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May 31, 2010

Memorial Day, 2010

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"It is for us, the living, rather to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they have, thus far, so nobly carried on. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us - that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they here gave the last full measure of devotion - that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain; that this nation shall have a new birth of freedom; and that this government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."

Also, DrewM sent me this today, a petition to name a U.S. Navy ship in honor of Lt. John W. Finn.

Also: A little closer to my neck of the woods, I believe this photograph of the 4th Infantry Division Memorial at Ft. Hood was taken this past Thursday. Something has been added.

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posted by Dave In Texas at 12:15 PM

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