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Navajo Code Talkers - HEROS of WWII. Without these men many battles would have been lost. We are grateful for them.

Navajo Code Talkers - HEROS of WWII. Without these men many battles would have been lost. We are grateful for them.

Navy Seal Jon Tumilson & Hawkeye. Tumilson lost his life serving our country in Afghanistan,his faithful companion Hawkeye layed beside his coffin for the duration of his funeral. 2 amazing spirits!

Navy Seal Jon Tumilson & Hawkeye. Tumilson lost his life serving our country in Afghanistan,his faithful companion Hawkeye layed beside his coffin for the duration of his funeral. 2 amazing spirits!

George Takei at Rohwer Concentration Camp where he was interned as a child. "We Japanese Americans must not forget our wartime internment" - and the rest of us must not forget it either.

We Japanese Americans must not forget our wartime internment

George Takei at Rohwer Concentration Camp where he was interned as a child. "We Japanese Americans must not forget our wartime internment" - and the rest of us must not forget it either.

Photo taken by Christopher Leon at the reenactment of the battle of Chancellorsville during the American Civil War in 2008.

Photo taken by Christopher Leon at the reenactment of the battle of Chancellorsville during the American Civil War in 2008.

Remembering comrades-in-arms known and left behind, or a friend or relative who never came home.  The Vietnam Memorial (aka, "The Wall") is simple in conception and execution, but it is incredibly powerful.  The black granite wall, and the people and mementos left there each day, evoke a strong, almost visceral. emotional response every time I go.

Remembering comrades-in-arms known and left behind, or a friend or relative who never came home. The Vietnam Memorial (aka, "The Wall") is simple in conception and execution, but it is incredibly powerful. The black granite wall, and the people and mementos left there each day, evoke a strong, almost visceral. emotional response every time I go.

"The eagle couldn't have picked a better person." Photo of eagle sitting on Minneapolis' Fort Snelling National Cemetery gravestone of Sgt. Maurice Ruch touches hearts, goes viral. *Click to read the whole, touching story...

"The eagle couldn't have picked a better person." Photo of eagle sitting on Minneapolis' Fort Snelling National Cemetery gravestone of Sgt. Maurice Ruch touches hearts, goes viral. *Click to read the whole, touching story...

Many people remember a fallen soldier as a person in uniform. Sometimes that soldier is the four legged friend who saved your life by being a bomb-sniffing dog and finding the IED and warns you about it before it explodes. This is a sad but beautiful picture of pure respect for 2 fallen heroes.    SHARE, IF YOU CARE!

Many people remember a fallen soldier as a person in uniform. Sometimes that soldier is the four legged friend who saved your life by being a bomb-sniffing dog and finding the IED and warns you about it before it explodes. This is a sad but beautiful picture of pure respect for 2 fallen heroes. SHARE, IF YOU CARE!