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    Posted: 28 May 2018 at 11:16am
Shipmates, it is 2018 and another Memorial Day posting
They come around more quickly every year don't they?
Sid Harrison ETCM(SS) USN/Ret
Stones of Gray   By Commander Edward L. Bookhardt, USN/Ret  Memorial Day 2008

On Eternal Patrol - USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
On Eternal Patrol - USS Thresher (SSN-593)
On Eternal Patrol - Additional Losses After World War II
On Eternal Patrol - Submarine Losses After WWII

All Gave Some - Some gave All
Tribute to a Few
Remembrance link

St Macartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen
Sunday 9 November 1997
An excerpt from an address by the 

'Remembrance' is a word of many parts. It is one of the most emotive terms in our English language.
Like many words of deep meaning we tend to use it at times with little thought for its real significance.
It stands for human memories of the past, for memories of faces, voices, the touch of a hand, human
friendship - it stands for events and happenings in our family life or the life of our community - it stands
for images, pictures, impressions. It is a word of reflection - a sombre word, for our memories are
themselves a strange mixture of good and bad, happiness and sorrow. 
There are things in life we want to forget just as there are those we recall with pride and satisfaction.
'Remembrance' is that sort of word. Perhaps the real truth is that more important than what we remember
is how we remember - and what effect those memories have on us as people here and now.

As someone has written -  "remembrance is what makes us what we are ..."

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"Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences."
---Robert Louis Stevenson
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Thanks Sid . . .

Let us Remember and Honor those who gave their lives for us.

Memorial Day eCard (copy/paste)

From Trace Adkins: Arlington

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. ~ Thomas Jefferson

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.~Abe Lincoln
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Thank you!
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