Facts About Iwo Jima, One of the Most Famous Battles of World War II

Ever since my sons became Marines I have been interested in my family’s military history and wonder where my Dad would of been on significant dates like Iwo Jima. February 19, 1945 the landing at Iwo Jima and he was Read More …

A Marine Mom’s Real Fear

Two Marines were killed in an attack at Camp Bastion in Southern Afghanistan in September of 2012, the same week as Benghazi, I’m grateful my son was not one of them. Read More …

WWII Peace At Last

“Peace at Last” the headline from the Stars and Stripes reads. This soldier wanted to capture the moment in a photo for posterity. Only I don’t know how I am related to him. I found the photo in a box of family photographs. Read More …

Day 297-298: Honoring my Dad on Veterans Day

Today on Veterans Day I honor my Dad, who served in WWII and Korea, his Army Airborne wings and badges in the shadow box are very dear to me. Read More …