Sunday, May 24, 2015

We honor our heroes

Oh Beautiful
                                For Heroes Proved 


 In Liberating Strife  

 Who more than self 
 their country loved

 
And mercy more than life

America America

May God thy gold refine

'till all success be nobleness

And every gain divine.

Picture 1: Civil War Graves
Picture 2: WWI memorial
Picture 3: WWII Memorial
Picture 4: Korean War Memorial
Picture 5: Vietnam War Memorial Highland Park, Rochester NY
Picture 6: Persian Gulf War grave plaque
Picture 7: Soldier Caskets, Dover AFB, Dover, DE


Text: America The Beautiful
Katherine Lee Bates

8 comments:

MeezerMews&FrecklesWoofs said...

Thanks so furry much to all service peeps, past and present. You did/do so much fur the rest of us.

The Swiss Cats said...

Great tribute. Purrs

Mark's Mews (Ayla, Iza, and Marley) said...

Peace and Remembrance to all of this special day...

Georgia and Julie said...

Happy Memorial Day.
Remembering is important.
Purrs Georgia and Julie,
Treasure and JJ

The Island Cats said...

We thank those who gave their lives so we can be free. Happy Memorial Day!

The Florida Furkids said...

Beautiful post. We thank all of those who have served.

The Florida Furkids

Just Ducky said...

Beautiful tribute.

Two French Bulldogs said...

Have a happy Memorial Day
Lily & Edward

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