This weekend, whether surrounded by your family or alone in rest and reflection, ask and answer the question, “What makes Memorial Day different from all other days?” And in answering that question may you remember the hand of God in founding and guiding this nation.
Four videos posted to an official military social media page, seeking to encourage soldiers amid the coronavirus pandemic, have been removed following a complaint by a national organization known for targeting Christian expression in the military.
The Military Religious Freedom Foundation has lodged a complaint about a U.S. Air Force base that was selling Christmas candy with Jesus’ name on the packaging. The group claims that the sale of the candy shows that base is establishing a particular religion.
A tech company CEO took to LinkedIn to offer to fly five active duty military members home for the holidays. As scores of people wrote in requests, Ed Roshitsh -- who is a veteran himself -- was pleasantly surprised by the number of people willing to donate their own money to help bring even more military members home.
More than nine hundred sailors are entombed within the USS Arizona which was sunk during the Pearl Harbor attacks in 1941. The remains of forty-three USS Arizona survivors have been interred there over the years as well. Per his request, an urn containing Bruner’s ashes was placed by divers inside the ship Saturday, the seventy-eighth anniversary of the attack.
Lauren Bruner will be the final person to be interred on the USS Arizona. The last three living survivors plan to be laid to rest with their families.