Memorial Day – 2018: Remembering, Thanking & Honoring Our Military Heroes For Their Service & Sacrifice
REMEMBERING AND HONORING OUR MILITARY HEROES WHO GAVE ALL … BECAUSE FREEDOM IS NEVER FREE.
On this Memorial Day 2018, Scared Monkeys sends a special thank you to all of the military men, woman and their families who have sacrificed their lives to that We, the United States of America, remain the home of the free because of the brave. We thank from the bottom of our hearts those who we can no longer thank in person for their sacrifice to this great Country. Thank you and God Bless you. We shall never forget you your service and sacrifice.
During your Memorial Day get-togethers and picnics, please take time today to remember what this day is truly about and the men and women that we have lost.
America has lost so many lives to protect the freedoms and liberties that we hold to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. We have lost so many brave souls to not only protect our Freedoms, but the freedoms of others from tyranny. On this day we remember that Freedom is never Free and all those that gave all in their service and sacrifice to us.
As always on this day and on a personal note I say thank you and you are so missed to my uncle Red who is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. To the man and my namesake who means so very much to me and taught me so much. My uncle served in Patton’s 3rd Army where he received the following medals. a silver star. bronze star and multiple purple hearts. So often he did not want to talk of what went on during his military server and his heroic efforts during WWII; however, true heroes are also humble. It was not until much later when I was in college and became a history major with a specialty in US military warfare and tactics did my uncle open up and provide me with the truth of what he experienced during his military days, some of that time spent in the Ardennes , better know as the Battle of the Bulge.
Thank you from your nephew and namesake, Red
A thank you to all that made the greatest sacrifice for us. May we honor your sacrifices and make you all proud.
LOOKS LIKE GUNS IN SCHOOLS DOES WORK … HEY BROWARD COUNTY, THIS IS HOW ITS SUPPOSED TO BE DONE!
An Illinois Dixon High School SRO saved many lives as he shot and wounded a 19 year old suspect, Matt Milby, who arrived at the school and opened fire. The 19 year old suspect, a former student, arrived at Dixon High School about 8 a.m. and shot at the officer who then returned fire, injuring him. The suspect was taken into custody. No students were injured. A note to the Broward county sheriffs office, this is how you are supposed to act when there is an open shooter situation. Look what happens when one actually does their job. Kudos to SRO Mark Dallas, you are a true hero.
A potential school shooting in central Illinois ended when a school resource officer shot and wounded an armed former student who opened fire Wednesday morning.
The 19-year-old suspect, who arrived armed at Dixon High School about 8 a.m., shot at the officer who then returned fire, injuring him, police chief Steven Howell said at a news conference.
Howell commended the quick response of the school resource office for his fast response.
“I could not be more proud of the police officer and the way he responded to the situation. With shots ringing out through the hallways of the school, he charged towards the suspect and confronted him, head on,” Howell said. “Because of his heroic actions, countless lives were saved. We are forever indebted to him for his service and his bravery.”
Howell said the suspect had fired several shots near school gym, where the resource officer confronted him. The suspect then ran away, and shot back at the officer, who had pursued after him. The officer fired back, wounding the suspect, who was then taken into custody.
A GREAT PICK!!!
The NRA has announced that Lt. Colonel Oliver North, USMC (Ret.) will become President of the National Rifle Association of America. North served 22 years as a Marine and was part of the National Security Council staff during the Reagan administration. Recently, he hosted a FOX documentary series titled “War Stories with Oliver North” and was a contributor on Fox News. In response to the NRA’s decision North said, “I am honored to have been selected by the NRA Board to soon serve as this great organization’s President.” As reported at FOX News, NRA Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre called North a “legendary warrior for American freedom, a gifted communicator and skilled leader.” LaPierre called the North announcement “the most exciting news for our members since Charlton Heston became President of our Association.” When North was asked whether he was like Charlton Heston, North replied, “Charlton Heston was Moses, I am a retired Marine.”
“This is the most exciting news for our members since Charlton Heston became President of our Association,” said NRA Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre. “Oliver North is a legendary warrior for American freedom, a gifted communicator and skilled leader. In these times, I can think of no one better suited to serve as our President.”
North said he was eager to take on this new role as soon as his business affairs were put in order. North is retiring from Fox News, effective immediately. “I am honored to have been selected by the NRA Board to soon serve as this great organization’s President,” North said. “I appreciate the board initiating a process that affords me a few weeks to set my affairs in order, and I am eager to hit the ground running as the new NRA President.”
The NRA Board acted quickly to begin the process for North to become President, after former NRA President Pete Brownell announced this morning that, in order to devote his full time and energy to his family business, he had decided not to seek election to a second term. In his letter to the Board, Brownell wholeheartedly endorsed North for President.
NRA Annual Meeting Invocation by Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North
Thomas Gunderson, Injured Las Vegas Shooting Victim Visited in Hospital by President Trump & First Lady Melania Trump … “I will never lie down when the President of this great country comes to shake my hand” (VIDEO)
NOW THIS IS WHAT MAKES AMERICA GREAT …
Thomas Gunderson was one of the hundreds injured during the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history was visited by President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump in the hospital. The injured man who survived the Las Vegas massacre and did what so many spoiled, rich, entitled athletes cant seem to do, he refused to take a knee and stood. No one would have criticized Gunderson if he could not get out of bed, but when meeting President Trump that is exactly what he did. Why, because he is a respectful man and loves his country. Even after Melania Trump said to him it’s not necessary to stand, Thomas Gunderson did so anyway. Now that’s class and respect.
Thomas Gunderson posted on his Facebook page:
“I will never lie down when the President of this great country comes to shake my hand!” .
“There may be plenty of issues in this country but I will always respect my country, my president and my flag. Shot in the leg or not, I will stand to show my President the respect he deserves!”
A note to the NFL players … you could learn a thing or two from this man.
President Donald Trump expresses his thanks to the courage and heroism to the police, firefighters and first responders to their quick response to the heinous actions of an individual. In the depths of horrors so many through themselves into harms way to save others.
President Trump stated, “In the darkest moments, what shines most brightly is the goodness that thrives in the hearts of our people. That goodness is our lighthouse.”
This is President Trump at his best, please watch.