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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-01-2010, 07:12 AM Thread Starter
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Memorial Day vs. Veterans Day

Just curious...

Why is it that during "Memorial" Day everyone wants to thank those who have served, or are serving, in the Armed Services? Memorial Day is to honor those that have lost their lives while serving.

Memorial Day: honoring those who lost their lives.

Veterans Day: honoring those who have served.

Armed Forces Day: honoring all those serving in all of the armed services.

I can understand somewhat combining Armed Forces Day and Veterans Day, but Memorial Day should remain a sole tribute to those that made the ultimate sacrifice.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-01-2010, 07:16 AM
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People are stupid. Happy late Memorial day Jim, thanks for your service. LOL

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I personally feel grateful everyday to those that serve. I came from a military family, so everyday is a day to be thankful around here.

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people are stupid. Happy late memorial day jim, thanks for your service. Lol


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