Omaha National Cemetery

A national cemetery recently opened in Sarpy County, Nebraska.  The Visitor Center and Entrance are still under construction.  Young saplings are planted along the roads carving through rolling farmland that yielded soybeans last year.  Right now, it's hard to tell what it is.  Other than the wooden sign at the entrance, behind the construction equipment, there … Continue reading Omaha National Cemetery

Veteran’s Day, 2014

Many thanks to all the men and women in uniform putting their life on hold while they honorably serve their country.  And their families that are enduring their own challenges, anxiety, and hardships to personally support them. Thought for the Day:  Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the United States was too strong. … Continue reading Veteran’s Day, 2014

Armistice Day

The end of World War I was marked by Germany signing the armistice (truce) at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.  In 1919 President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11th as Armistice Day, a holiday to remember the anniversary of the end of the Great War.  In 1954 President … Continue reading Armistice Day