05/16/20 - NNHS Newsletter - Armed Forces Day
“People sleep peaceably in their beds at
night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.”
- George Orwell
(25 June 1903 – 21 Jan 1950)
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
This observance is celebrated each year on the third Saturday in May. Remember those wonderful, inspiring Armed Forces Day Parades back in the early sixties?? Sigh.
BONUS - Stars And Stripes Forever - "The President's Own" United States Marine Band,
March, 3, 2009, in the John Philip Sousa Band Hall at Marine Barracks Annex in
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Birthday tomorrow to
Don Coffey ('54) of VA
late Susan Whitt Vest ('66)
Happy Birthday this week to:
19 -David Whitley ('67) of VA;
20 - Chuck Ragland ('66) of VA;
21 - Faye Merritt Houk ('66) of VA;
22 - Judy Blechman Morenoff ('57) AND Wayne Boger ('64) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
250 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|May 16, 1770 - The 14-year-old Marie Antoinette married 15-year-old Louis-Auguste, who later became king of France.|
100 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|May 16, 1920 - In Rome, Pope Benedict XV canonized Joan of Arc.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|May 16, 1943 - Britain began Operation Chastise. The plan was
to bomb key dams in order to flood the Ruhr region of Germany. 1,268
people were killed including 700 Russian slave laborers.
May 16, 1943 - Germany began Operation Gypsy Baron. The offensive was against partisan resistance fighters who controlled areas of swampland, forest and mountain ranges and were still fighting German invaders on the Russian front.
May 16, 1943 - Holocaust: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ended. The Jewish revolt had begun on April 19.
THIS DAY IN 1970:
|May 19, 1970 - It was Armed Forces Day then, too!
May 16, 1970 - Singer-songwriter and actress Danielle Spencer was born, presumably in Australia.
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 05/14/15:
|“...There is no
expiation in retaliation; vengeance not only prolongs conflict, but also
deepens and widens it. Thus, forgetfulness and forgiveness, by being
intertwined, make strong the chords of brotherhood.”
Neal A. Maxwell
Thanks so much, Susan!
|Thank you, Joan!|
From Me ('65) of NC - 05/19/17:
|REMEMBER! There IS a difference!|
From Mark Hutcherson ('66) of VA - 05/17/18:
Welcome home, brothers.
Thank you so much, Mark!
From Jerry Blanchard ('62) of VA - 05/18/18:
|Thank you so much, Jerry!|
From Wayne Agee ('58) of FL - 05/15/20, 10:29 AM - "Ventilators - Good Read":
VENTILATORS, MUST READ!
Comes from an ICU nurse on the front line ...
YOWZERONI! Thank you ever so much, Wayne! I've not left home since February 28!
From Carlene Matthews Vannoy ('60 / '64) of VA - 05/15/19, 5:50 PM:
From Drusilla West Groce ('56) of VA - 05/15/18 - "Whimsical Planter from Bleach Bottle":
“Long note? Yes. Make it seem short.”
(18 Nov 1899 - 12 Mar 1985)
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 05/02/20, 11:36 AM - "May" (#16 in a series of 16):
BONUS ARMED FORCES DAY CROSS STITCH PATTERN:
USA Military Cross-Stitch Alphabet - YIKES! The pattern alone is $50.00, but it's very flexible and adaptable, and may be just what you've been trying to find...
BONUS HOLIDAY RECIPES:Patriotic Holiday Recipes - Not necessarily restricted to Armed Forces Day...
A man walked into a barbershop, sat down in the
chair, and the barber asked, "How do you want your haircut?"
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 04/11/20
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
THREE WAYS TO DONATE:
2.Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to firstname.lastname@example.org; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
Stars and Stripes Forever
Composed by John Philip Sousa(06 Nov 1854 - 06 Mar 1932), 1896
"Stars and Stripes Forever" midi (Sequenced By Rhino) courtesy of
http://www.discoverynet.com/~ajsnead/patriotic/usasongs.html - 05/20/06
Armed Forces Day Image courtesy of http://blogs.bellevue.edu/library/index.php/2012/05/armed-forces-day/ - 05/18/15 (sic)
First Four Military Seals clip art courtesy of http://www.cyberteddy.freeservers.com/milgraphics.htm - 03/24/03
Coast Guard Military Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.lic.eustis.army.mil/DISS1/Images/seal_uscg.gif
at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 05/20/06
Animated Military Seals clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/26/09
Gold Bar clip art used to form Divider Line courtesy of http://www.goldclipart.com/24k/filigree.htm - 12/11/03
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Animated Lumpy Bouncy Dancing (by AF Artist - Greg Wilson) courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com - 08/28/08
Bright Idea clip art (designed by Heather) courtesy of http://www.clker.com/clipart-brightidea-2.html - 10/30/12
Animated Dancing Teddy courtesy of Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA - 03/08/11
Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of https://tearsfromalonelygod.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/a-drop-in-the-bucket - 05/23/16
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