Tag Archives: Memorial Day

It’s Not Memorial Day

We can end the witch hunt because it’s been found in the person of Iowa House Speaker Linda Upmeyer. I had hoped our first female speaker would be different from other politicians. Those hopes were dashed as she proved herself … Continue reading

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Cemeteries And Decorations

BIG GROVE TOWNSHIP, Iowa — A couple of years ago the Solon American Legion moved their annual Memorial Day commemoration from Oakland Cemetery to the new service memorial at American Legion Field. As remaining World War II veterans depart on … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2015 Marks 50 Years Of Vietnam War

by Ed Flaherty Memorial Day is a day set aside to remember and honor those who gave their lives in this nation’s wars. This particular Memorial Day is of special significance in that it is fifty years since the Vietnam … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Thoughts

We rightly turn our thoughts and our thanks to those who fought and the many who died in America’s wars. Sadly, we often find out long after a conflict is over that the reason we went to war in the … Continue reading

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In Flanders Fields – Song

 

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Dave Loebsack Remembers Those Who Served Our Country

BFIA would like to wish everyone a great Memorial Day weekend. Here’s a message from Rep. Loebsack.

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Honoring Veterans On Memorial Day, 2012

“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”  –  Joseph Campbell  

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