05/19/18 - 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:
Happy Armed Forces Day Birthday today to David Whitley ('67) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Chuck Ragland ('66) of VA!Happy Birthday this week to:
22 - Judy Blechman Morenoff ('57) AND Wayne Boger ('64) of VA;
24 - Zoe Pappas Marcopoulds ('57) AND Betsy Wilson Ellis ('57);
25 - The late Edna Martin Clemence ('57)(deceased 04 Nov 2009);
Stacy Dorn Davis ('64) of
Many Happy Returns to You All!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
450 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|May 19, 1568 - Queen Elizabeth I of England ordered the arrest of Mary, Queen of Scots.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|May 19, 1926 - Benito Mussolini announced that democracy was
deceased. Rome became a fascist state.
May 19, 1937 - Adolf Hitler asked the Vatican to rebuke Chicago Cardinal Mundelein for his criticism of the Nazis.
May 19, 1943 -
Winston Churchill told the U.S. Congress that his country was
pledging their full support in the war against Japan.
THIS DAY IN 1968:
|Saturday, May 19, 1968 - It was Armed Forces Day then, too!|
is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”
|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 My Cousin, Holly, of AK - 05/18/18:
|Thank you, Holly!|
“It's difficult to remember when you haven't played it before.”
(18 Nov 1899 - 12 Mar 1985)
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 05/03/18 - "Gr-8 Tips!" (#15 in a Series of 16):
|Thank you, Shari!|
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?"
DATES TO REMEMBER:
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 05/04/18
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
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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