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Photos of the Day – Memorial Day 2012

28 May

Mirror Reflection of Mourning Soldier With USA Flag (Memorial Day 2012)

A mourning soldier reflected through a mirror of the U.S. Flag!

Memorial Day 2012 Photos will continue to fill us with remembrance of the one day all Americans take-off to honor the fallen and those soldiers who have served the USA with poise and bravery. The United States forever will be indebted to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice, and we bow our heads to honor them.

Below are many photos taken from many different websites and blogs (copyrights respective of photo owners) conveying what Memorial Day means to Americans and showing in bold photography the beauty in honoring those who have served this great nation. God bless you and all that you do, and fall to our knees to pray for the families who continue to be effected day-in an day-out by the sacrifices of their loved ones.

Don’t forget to check out my Memorial Day Poll – Do You Know A Loved One That Has Died Serving America in the Military? (Question of the Day) and Photo of the Day – Happy Memorial Day 2012! And When He Gets To Heaven To Saint Peter He Will Tell, Just Another Soldier Reporting Sir I’ve Served My Time In Hell articles. :)

Memorial Day 2012 Little Girl Graves With Flags (The New Generation)

…. The new generation honoring Memorials Day 2012. This little girl stands in front of graves marked with U.S. Flags

US Soldier High Fives Little Girls and Boys (Memorial Day 2012)

An American soldier high fives some young fans at a Memorial Day 2012 parade.

Teen Soldier Girls & Boys Carry US Flag (ROTC) At Memorial Day 2012 Parade

Teens in the Jr. ROTC carry a giant US Flag at a Memorial Day 2012 Parade.

Sunset Tomb of the Unknown Soldier USA Salute (Memorial Day 2012)

A spellbinding photo of a soldier standing at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers Memorial Day 2012.

Soldier Salutes USA Flag Desert Warzone (Iraq or Afghanistan)

An incredible photo of a soldier in a desert warzone saluting the flag of his country.

Home of the Free Because of the Brave

America stands as the home of the free because of the brave soldiers who defend her.

Grandma Looks For Son Memorial Day 2012 Vietnam Memorial

A heart-touching photo of a grandma looking for the name of her son killed in the Vietnam War.

Boy Salutes Fallen Soldier's Grave On Memorial Day 2012

This precious photo shows a small boy saluting the grave of a fallen soldier on Memory Day 2012.

Obama Arlington Cemetery Memorial Day 2012

….. Memorial Day 2012 President Obama Arlington National Cemetery speech, awesome photo of Barack Obama flanked by huge U.S. Flags!

USA Flag Soldier Silhouette

A cool photo of an American soldier with the US Flag in the distance.

Korean War Memorial Day 2012

US Soldier statues frozen in time and place at the Korean War Memorial.

Memorial Day 2012 Waving USA Flag Wallpaper

Wallpaper of the waving American flag for Memorial Day 2012

Obama Memorial Day 2012 Arlington Wreath Laying Ceremony

President Obama laying the ceremonial wreath at Arlington National Cemetery.

Memorial Day 2012 Iwo Jima WWII Memorial

…. The infamous Iwo Jima USA Marine Corps World War II Memorial, as the troops raised the U.S. Flag on Mt. Surabchi.

Arlington Obama Saluting At Memorial Day 2012 With Joint Cheif of Staff & Defense Secretary Panetta

….. From left: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and President Obama at the Memorial Day 2012 Arlington Cemetery ceremony.

Rows of American Flags At Soldier Graves (Memorial Day 2012)

Rows of US Flags set at graves. Taken at Golden Gate National Cemetery.

Memorial Day 2012 Patriotic Bulldog

Freakin’ awesome Patriotic Bulldog on Memorial Day 2012!

Relaxing Never Forget Memorial Day Art

….. We can only enjoy a day like this in a manner like this because soldiers decided to forego such leisure. That is not something we should ever forget… Memorial Day 2012.

Memorial Day 2012 Graves & Flags at Fort Rosecrans Naional Cemetary

Graves & Flags at Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, California.

US Flags On Mailbox Memorial Day 2012

USA flags decorating a mailbox at Memorial Day 2012.

Memorial Day 2012 US Flag Decorating House Outside

A flag flying outside a house for Memorial Day 2012.

Firetruck Memorial Day 2012 Parade

A firetruck at a Memorial Day 2012 parade with US Flags.

Memorial Day 2012 Soldiers and Colors Flag

Soldiers flying the US colors and military branch flags at Memorial Day 2012 parade.

Memorial Day 2012 All Gave Some Some Gave All Plaque

Remember… All Gave Some, Some Gave All. Be ever-thankful for the freedom you enjoy.

Thanks to the following blogs for the photos and great Memorial Day reads! Please check them all out: Mom Photographer, Foodie Meets Fitness, Not A Tango Nothing to See Here, Glorifying Him, Alden Benton Defending Liberty With Truth & Reason, Natural Rain Balance Can be Achieved, Chitographer Showcasing Chicago One Photo At A Time, My Own Project, WordPress Memorial Day 2012 Category Page, Denver Post Memorial Day 2012 Photos of President Obama At Arlington National Cemetery, The Sullins Family. Thanks for these respective websites and photographers for their amazing Memorial Day 2012 Photographs!

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5 Comments

Posted by on May 28, 2012 in God, News, Photo Of the Day, Politics

 

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5 responses to “Photos of the Day – Memorial Day 2012

  1. antitango

    May 29, 2012 at 5:57 am

    Not that I mind, but how did you find my blog? I don’t get a lot of views, so my pictures showing up elsewhere are rare indeed.

     
    • astro64th

      May 29, 2012 at 7:08 pm

      It was from the Memorial Day 2012 page on WordPress.com, I have it linked in my Photos of the Day – Memorial Day article at the bottom. I was looking for cool photos to use so I just kept scrolling and found your blog in the list. Some of them I checked cause they had intriguing text, others cause of the photos. I thought your kid was adorable naturally so he made a good pic. :) Let me know if you want me to edit the caption to point to your blog or add any info or whatnot.

       
      • antitango

        May 29, 2012 at 7:20 pm

        Thanks for asking! It’s fantastic the way it is.

         
      • astro64th

        May 29, 2012 at 8:06 pm

        You’re welcome! Glad you enjoy it! :)

         

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