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Though Memorial Day has become a day to remember
all of our loved ones who have died, the original intent
was to honor those who died defending our country.
The following is an excerpt of the orders from
"It is the purpose of the Commander in Chief to
inaugurate this observance with the hope that it will be
kept up from year to year, while a survivor of the war
remains to honor the memory of his departed
This Memorial Day, help to reaffirm the
original intent by giving honor to those who gave the
ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Take a moment
to remember the families who have experienced this loss;
let them know you have not forgotten their loved
Traditionally, a national moment of remembrance
takes place at 3 p.m. Eastern Time. The United
States Flag should be flown at half mast from dawn until
noon local time.
Help Send Care Packages
We have 2,000 care packages to send
overseas this summer and we need your
Each package will cost $10.35 to
ship making our fund raising goal for
2,000 packages $20,000.
We're asking each of you to put a one dollar bill,
or a five or ten dollar bill if you can spare it, in an
envelope and mail it to:
MarineParents.com, Inc. Attn: Care
Package Campaign P O Box 1115 Columbia, MO
Ask your friends and family to send a
dollar too! Forward this information to your email lists
and spread the word. When many people work together
and we each give a little, we can make a big difference
in the lives of our Marines in combat zones.
Not every school fits every person, so it is imperative that you find one that meets your needs. We are pleased to offer multiple resources that will assist you in making an informed decision regarding your educational needs.
Those who have served, past and present, should make informed decisions when it comes to borrowing money. Your military service entitles you to a number of benefits, among them the ability to purchase a home while taking advantage of the VA’s no-down payment home loan program.
Employers throughout the country and around the world value your military service for reasons you already know- those who serve learn quickly, know technology, understand teamwork, and have a work ethic second to none. We are the liaison between employers and world-class job seekers.