Memories of My Father on the 70th Anniversary of VJ Day

Who remembers VJ Day? How many of the past few generations even know what V-J Day is all about? The Victory over Japan (VJ) is the day the Japanese officially accepted the surrender terms from the Allied Nations on August Read More …

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 …

My Dad a WWII, D-Day Veteran

My Role Honoring Veterans of WWII How did you spend your nineteenth birthday? For my Dad on June 7, 1944 he spent that day sitting on a gunner of a destroyer overlooking the beach of France. It was D-Day, code Read More …

I Believe, in Music and In Life

Where in the United States does 75% of a high school student body participate in music? I have been blessed that music is a part of my life and my children have enjoyed choir and band in a school where musical arts is not dead but thriving. Read More …