In Hightstown NJ, the US ARMY parachute Test Platoon of 48 men, led by LT William T. Ryder, took their first jump aloft from two 150 foot parachute towers built by a company that had exhibited them at the 1939 World's Fair in New York.
The Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Pride initiative encourages all veterans to wear their military decorations this Veterans Day, November 11.'(Click high-resolution image for high resolution image
John Michael has launched a new website that contains "everything under one roof" to use that common cliche'.The Blog - The Gallery - The Stores - The Arlington National Cemetery final honors = it's all here Photography by John Michael ...... Please come visit our new home!
Recently, I spent the day at Arlington National Cemetery and captured the Presidential Salute Battery in action as they rendered honors ...I had another camera with me and decided to turn on it's video mode. . . combined with a few photos taken before and during mission and it appears below.
Most all ceremonies I attend, my emotions are contained. I attended one today that I was lost for words as I mingled among them when the ceremony was concluded. But it was afterwards the tears flowed for a part of a regiment that I've seen over the last decade primarily in their dress blue uniforms, executing the missions ahead - either change of comman […]