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Standing like soldiers behind their Commanding Officer, a field of grave markers dot the landscape in careful rows  behind the Grand Army of the Republic Memorial at Angelus Rosedale.  The Memorial was dedicated on May 30th, 1957, which I would assume was Memorial Day.  It’s only been in recent years that Memorial Day has been turned from a day of reflection and remembrance into a day of beer, beaches and barbecues.

The great grey slab stands perpetual sentinel duty over the earthly remains of those who bravely served their Country, honoring their selfless service to a grateful Nation.  These grave markers ensure that we will never truly forget about those who have come and served before, sacrificing what might have been easy lives for the sacred duty of defending the United States of America.

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