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05/20/17 - 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 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-7XWhyvIpE - 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 Washington, D.C.


HOMEWORK:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armed_Forces_Day#United_States

http://www.defenselink.mil/afd/

http://www.holidayinsights.com/other/afd.htm


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Armed Forces Day Birthday today to   Chuck Ragland ('66) of VA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to   Faye Merritt Houk ('66) of VA!  

   Happy Birthday this week to:

22 - Judy Blechman Morenoff ('57);

24 - Zoe Pappas Marcopoulds ('57) AND Betsy Wilson Ellis ('57);

25 - The late Edna Martin Clemence ('57) (deceased 04 Nov 2009);

26 -  Stacy Dorn Davis ('64) of OR;

27 - Mary Johnson Weaver ('57)!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!

http://www.nnhs65.com/Happy-Birthday.html


800 YEARS AGO TODAY:

May 20, 1217 - The Second Battle of Lincoln was fought near Lincoln, England, resulting in the defeat of Prince Louis of France by William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke.


THIS DAY IN WWII:

May 20, 1940 - The Holocaust: The first prisoners arrived at a new concentration camp at Auschwitz.

May 20, 1941 - The Battle of Crete: German paratroops invaded Crete.

May 20, 1942 - Japan completed the conquest of Burma.


THIS DAY IN 1967:

Saturday, May 20, 1967 - It was Armed Forces Day then, too!

Saturday, May 20, 1967 - The Popular Movement of the Revolution political party was established in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Saturday, May 20, 1967 - Politician Graham Brady was born Graham Stuart Brady in Salford, Lancashire, England.

Saturday, May 20, 1967 - Director, producer, and screenwriter Gabriele Muccino was born in Rome, Italy.


If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.”

- James A. Michener
(03 Feb 1907 - 16 Oct 1997)


  From Me ('65) of NC - 05/19/17:

  REMEMBER! There IS a difference!
 
 
 


 From Jerry Blanchard ('62) of VA - 05/18/17:

  Thank you so much, Jerry!
 
 


   From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 05/19/17:

  OOH, YEAH! Thank you, Jean!
 
 


   From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 05/19/17:

  Thanks again, Jean!
 
 


“We can't hear the balance yet because the soloist is still on the airplane.

- Eugene Ormandy, conductor
(18 Nov 1899 - 12 Mar
1985)


BONUS ARMED FORCES DAY CROSS STITCH PATTERN:

http://www.cottageneedlecrafts.com./alphabet-USAmilitary.php - USA Military Cross-Stitch Alphabet - YIKES! The pattern is $50.00, but it's very flexible and adaptable, and may be just what you've been trying to find...


BONUS HOLIDAY RECIPES:

http://www.holidayinsights.com/recipes/ - Old Fashioned Recipes - Not necessarily restricted to Armed Forces Day...


FINALLY:

From www.ajokeaday.com - 05/19/17:

Johnny’s father asked for the password to our Wi-Fi.

“It’s taped under the modem,” Johnny told him.

After three failed attempts to log on, he asked, “Am I spelling this right? 'T-A-P-E-D-U-N-D-E-R-T-H-E-M-O-D-E-M'?"


DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24, 2017 - The NNHS Class of 1962 will hold their 55-Year Reunion at Doubletree Hotel, 50 Kingsmill Road, Williamsburg, VA. SEE: brendawilliams64.wixsite.com/nnhs1962 and CONTACT: brendawilliams64@gmail.com

2. Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - The NNHS Class of June 1942 meets at noon on the second Wednesday of every other month for a Dutch treat lunch at the James River Country Club, 1500 Country Club Road. PLEASE JOIN THEM. Give or take a few years makes no difference. Good conversation, food and atmosphere. For details, call Jennings Bryan at 803-7701 for reservations.

3. Friday and Saturday, September 22 and 23, 2017 - The NNHS Class of 1967 will hold their 50-Year Reunion. SEE: http://www.nnhsclassof67.myevent.com/


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 03/11/17

BLOG:

http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11



  
Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER! 
We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol
 

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NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE: http://www.nnhs65.com

PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat

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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-584-8802

"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."

THREE WAYS TO DONATE:  

1. Visit the main page (http://www.nnhs65.com), scroll halfway down, and click on the Pay Pal Donate Button (nnhs65@gmail.com);

2. Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to nnhs65@gmail.com; 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
Thanks, Dave!

Animated Military Seals clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/26/09
Thanks, Al!

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!

Navy Seal clip art courtesy of
http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06

John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
Thanks, Cheryl!

Animated Laughter clip art courtesy of Janice McCain Rose ('65) of VA - 01/24/06
Thanks, Janice!

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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