Songs Our Soldiers Sang

Republican ‘Old Guard’ pushes back against Cruz and Lee

Senator Ted Cruz speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill, Sunday, July 26. 2015, after he tried unsuccessfully to force the Senate to consider an amendment to a transportation bill stating that sanctions on Iran could not be lifted until the country recognizes Israel's right to exist. Sen. Cruz was unable to rally enough senators to back his effort to get a roll call vote on the matter. (Graeme Jennings/Washington Examiner) The GOP "Old Guard" [...]

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WWIIvictoryKiss

Last week another spoke of music stirring our heart strings. I fully concur. For Friday’s honor to my Irish friends I included music that soothes the soul. Now it is time to get the juices flowing. Some painful footage in some of these, but those who forget their ...
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World War I, Lest We Forget

The War to End All War– din’t work out that way, as you know.. At the end of the war the phrase “Lest We Forget” became was inscribed on countless WWI Memorials. Our grandparents didn’t want us to forget their sacrifice or the lessons of the Great War.. ...
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Memorial Day Tribute to World War II Era

We thank those who served during World War II for their service and their sacrifice this Memorial Day.  We thank their families, friends and loved ones as well for the sacrifices made on our behalf and ask that God bless you all.     American Music During World ...
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Memorial Day Tribute to Korean War Era June 1950 – July 1953 (Part 1)

The “Cold War”Korean War aka The Forgotten War June 1950 – July 1953  “Wedged between America’s biggest war, World War II, and Vietnam, our longest war, Korea sometimes gets overlooked. That’s unfortunate. Because much needs to be remembered about the conflict that began 50 years ago this June. ...
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Memorial Day Tribute to Korean War Era June 1950 – July 1953 (Part 2)

Part 2 is a continuation of the journey started in part one of Memorial Day Tribute to Korean War Era.                               We thank those who served during the Korean War for their service and ...
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Memorial Day Tribute to Vietnam Era (Part 1)

The following music videos were selected from a list of the most popular songs of the Vietnam: The “Rock ‘n Roll” War (1965 – 1971). Veterans heard many of these songs played daily over the Armed Forces Vietnam Network (AFVN) Radio. “This 24 hour radio station was created ...
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Memorial Day Tribute to Vietnam Era (Part 2)

It is really hard to do justice with one post of such an historic era, thus I present to our heroes a continued of medley of songs of the Vietnam: The “Rock ‘n Roll” War (1965 – 1971).                     ...
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memorial-day tribute in remembrance

In the period between the Vietnam War and the War on Terrorism, the fight for liberty and religious freedom continued as belligerent ideologues persisted in their unrelenting quest to subjugate and destroy those who refuse to cower to their ideology. October 23, 1983 Bombing of U.S. Marine Barracks ...
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Memorial Day Tribute to Iraqi/Afghanistan Wars Era (Part 1) (updated)

  The Afghanistan War aka Operation Enduring Freedom began in October 2001 and continues to this day while the Iraqi War often referred to as the the War in Iraq aka Second Gulf War aka Operation Iraqi Freedom began in March 2003 and ended December 2011 (officially). During previous wars, our troops ...
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Memorial Day Tribute to Iraqi/Afghanistan Wars Era (PART 2)

  The Afghanistan War aka Operation Enduring Freedom began in October 2001 and continues to this day while the Iraqi War often referred to as the the War in Iraq aka Second Gulf War aka Operation Iraqi Freedom began in March 2003 and ended December 2011 (officially). During previous wars, our troops ...
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