The Soldiers’ Monument was revealed at the dedication of memorial tablets at Phinney Park held at 10 am on May 26th, 1936. A wide range of addresses, musical selections, and responses were given at the ceremony. Rev. W. H Stewart gave a stirring tribute to WWI Veterans, in which he spoke to the both the soldier 's glory, and sacrifice. While we all hope to be free of war, Stewart remarks that we shall always have the need for a soldier 's spirit.
Truman warmly shook the hand of Corporal Desmond Thomas Doss, and then held it the entire time his citation was read aloud to those gathered outside the White House on October 12, 1945. "I'm proud of you," Truman said. "You really deserve this. I consider this a greater honor than being president." The journey that had brought young Desmond to this day had been a challenging one.
I couldnát see myself doing anything else.ã A veteran officer, with nine years of service, of the Martinsburg City Police Department, Cole was awarded officer of the month in October for her leadership. â(Cole) leads by example, setting high standards of hardwork, productivity and enthusiasm for the job,ã according to the officer of the month press release. Lieutenant Mike Usack, Coleás shift commander, said that she is very deserving of the award. âMarybeth Cole is a very positive person and genuinely
Quote: “There are places, and moments in America where this nation’s destiny has been decided….. Selma is such a place….. We gather here to celebrate them.” (Obama, 2015, p.1) Explanation: Obama clearly states throughout his speech that he is here to celebrate America and Selma. A way to say look how far we have come. He feels that this was a stepping stone, a big moment in history that he admires. Audience Answer: Obama talks to all of America, and the whole world hears. He is talking to America, but he is
Good morning/ afternoon ladies and gentlemen I would firstly like to begin by saying that I am very pleased to be here and I would like to thank unity grammar college for having me here today as a guest speaker. My name is Kira, and I was present on the day of the Redfern speech. It was on December the 10th 1992 that Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating had given a speech on the aboriginal reconciliation addressing issues faced by indigenous Australians. Paul Keating was one of the first Australian prime ministers to address and acknowledge the fact that the Europeans were solely responsible for the complications faced by the aboriginal communities. He addressed issues such as the land and children being taken and snatched away.
Elie Wiesel’s speech, “Hope, Despair and Memory,” was given not only to accept the Nobel Peace Prize but also to commemorate the lives lost during the Holocaust. Elie Wiesel was a Jewish Holocaust survivor who devoted the remaining part of his life to preventing mass genocides like the Holocaust from happening again. After the Holocaust, Wiesel became a Professor at Boston University, but most of all, he became a humanitarian. In his lifetime, he wrote a total of about 40 books. His most popular is his memoir, “Night,” in which he wrote about his experiences during the Holocaust and his faith in God.
According to Amelia Earhart Biography says “Amelia was courageous because she was the most famous female aviator in american history, setting speed and distance records not only for females, but also male pilots.” that explains why she is courageous because she did something no man or woman has ever done. On amelia earhart biography it explains that, “ Amelia was courageous because she was the first woman to fly across the atlantic ocean.” that explains why she was courageous because she did something that was so remarkable it will now be in history for ever. The last reason why she is courageous, on Amelia Earhart Biography states that, “ amelia volunteered as a nurse aid.” that explains why she is courageous because she wanted to help people and so she volunteered as a nurses aid. Those are some reasons that explains why she is
This speech was delivered on the 11th of November 1993, Remembrance Day, making it a historical, political and social address. This speech was widely televised and had a wide reach due to the event of commemorating the lost lives of the many brave souls of the Great War. The Prime Minister’s, Paul Keating, address had many purposes; the eulogy of the “Unknown Australian soldier” being the main one. This was evident by the structure of the speech and the use of strong emotive language. The tone of the speech was very formal and patriotic, which was appropriate to the circumstances at the time.
United State government decided to bring me and my family to the US in 2008. It was a huge blessing and great honor. When I first arrived in the US in San Antonio, Texas, among the people I met was retired US airforce Major and his wife a retired SSgt who became father and mother to me. Through them, I came to make friends with many veterans who has served our great nation, who has sacrificed for the sake of our liberty. Today our flag stands tall because of the sacrifices
Since joining the Boy Scouts of America, ultimately becoming an Eagle Scout at age twelve, I have upheld the oath, “On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.” Looking back 40 years later, I realize that my decisions and endeavors have continued to follow the same promise to my God, my country, and myself. With a desire to keep myself mentally awake and morally straight, and with the support of my superiors at my office in the Charleston County Sheriff’s office, I submit this self-assessment in the hopes of taking the next step in my path towards the Center for Homeland Defense and Security
The book demonstrates an image of patriotism within Australia. Australian’s are prideful of past endeavours in war and celebrate this twice a year in ANZAC day on the 25th of April and Remembrance Day on the 11th of November. They celebrate this because the war represented the ultimate from the mateship. A prime example of this was the battle of Gallipoli, were the Australian soldiers (diggers)
We are beginning a legacy and we want you to be a part of it! In memory of James Wilson, Sr., our family has elected to start an endowment at Texas Southern University. This comes at a great time because the matriarch of our family, Mrs. Mary Wilson will be turning 90 this year. This gives us the opportunity to honor them both by beginning a legacy that will continue for years to come. As many of you may know, our father James Wilson, Sr. was a hard-working, loyal and dedicated man.
He summed up that it did and he expects to have his phone on him the entire time this summer in Arizona. All in all, I am thankful for this chance to get to talk to Jackson about his military experience. Although he is my brother-in-law, we have never truly talked about his military experience. I have a very special respect for Jackson and am proud of all of his accomplishments. It takes a special person to do what the men and women of our armed forces do and I am honored to say Jackson is a part of my
I, Faith Bandler, am a proud Australian. And I stand here today, amongst a young group of women who. Together, we walk the steps to achieve justice, for Indigenous, Torres Strait and South sea islander’s. This is my story. When I was born in 1918, in the small community of tumbulgum NSW, I was born a burden.
There are many fallen hero’s. None of which will ever be forgotten. This is why Chris Kyle is my inspirational figure. Work cited page: “10 Things to know about Chris Kyle Before Seeing ‘American Sniper’.” Military 1 23 Oct. 2014, https://www.military1.com/american-sniper/article/539312-10-things-to-know-about-chris-kyle-before-seeing-american-sniper/. 12 Apr.