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IN MEMORIAM – PETTY OFFICER MARK MAYO, MASTER AT ARMS, U.S. NAVY Captain Robert Clark, Commanding Officer, Naval Station, Norfolk Virginia has reported that Petty Officer Mark Mayo, 24, was shot and killed while maintaining security aboard the USS Mahan.  Read More: http://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/2014/03/28/in-memoriam-petty-officer-mark-mayo-master-at-arms-u-s-navy/

IN MEMORIAM – PETTY OFFICER MARK MAYO, MASTER AT ARMS, U.S. NAVY Captain Robert Clark, Commanding Officer, Naval Station, Norfolk Virginia has reported that Petty Officer Mark Mayo, 24, was shot and killed while maintaining security aboard the USS Mahan. Read More: http://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/2014/03/28/in-memoriam-petty-officer-mark-mayo-master-at-arms-u-s-navy/

41 Incredibly Powerful Hugs: Two boys react as the coffin of Sergeant John Amer, the 99th British soldier killed in Afghanistan in 2009, was driven through the streets of Royal Wootton Bassett. (2009)

35 Incredibly Powerful Hugs

41 Incredibly Powerful Hugs: Two boys react as the coffin of Sergeant John Amer, the British soldier killed in Afghanistan in was driven through the streets of Royal Wootton Bassett.

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In case you thought it was national BBQ day." ~ MEMORIAL DAY, originally called Decoration Day, was created to honor U. military who died in the Civil War (then expanded to include all wars).

La espectacular fotografía deportiva de Walter Iooss

La espectacular fotografía deportiva de Walter Iooss

such a moving picture.. article on a Mom ariving back from Iraq!

WATCH: Holiday Military Surprise Homecomings: Dads In Santa Suits, Gift Boxes, More

Oh this melts my heart! So much love, emotion, & happiness in one picture! This truly captured this mothers love for her daughter. So precious! This is why I love photography & candid moments!

Honoring Marine Sgt. Matthew T. Abbate who selflessly sacrificed his life on 12/2/2010 in Afghanistan for our great Country. Please help me honor him so that he is not forgotten.

Matthew T. Abbate who selflessly sacrificed his life seven years ago today in Afghanistan for our great Country. Please help me honor him so that he is not forgotten.

I'm Thankful for those who gave their lifes for ours

Fallen soldiers who have been brave enough to protect our nation. Never forget the cost of freedom. They are the true heroes. Thank you all for your sacrifice. And, God Bless the families you leave behind.

We should NEVER take anything for granted.  We need to stop complaining about what we need to do, because I can tell you this much, Military life is a hundred times harder than civilian life.  God bless!!!

WHEN A SOLDIER COMES HOME

remember what they've been through. While we sit here and argue about the simple things our soldiers are being asked to walk though Hell with a smile. God bless our troops past and present.

U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ricardo Barraza, 24, of Shafter, California, assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, based in Fort Lewis, Washington, died on March 18, 2006, in Ar Ramadi Iraq, when he came under small arms fire by enemy forces during combat operations. He is survived by his parents Francisco and Nina, his siblings Amanda, Rachel, Jamie, and Frankie, and his fiancee Maghan K. Harrington and her daughter Kayla.

Army SSG Ricardo Barraza, of Shafter, California.

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A short clip dedicated to the men and women serving us in armed forces all over the world. God Bless our Armed Forces and Our Marines.

Master Chief Petty Officer Carl Brashear - First African American and amputee to attain the rank of Master Diver. United States Navy.

Master Chief Petty Officer Carl Brashear - First African American and amputee to attain the rank of Master Diver.

Capt. Stanford Henry Shaw III died when a U.S. Army UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter crashed near Eglin, Florida, at approximately 8:30 p.m. March 10, 2015. Shaw, 31, a native of Basking Ridge, New Jersey, served within U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operational Command as a team commander. His personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal…

Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command formally announces the names of the seven Marines who died when a U. Army Blackhawk Helicopter crashed near Eglin, Florida, at approximately p.

Two Navajo Marines helped Navajo Code Talker Roy Hawthorne, USMC, WWII during a parade to honor the Navajo Code Talkers in Arizona. August 2013.

A living, breathing page of American history! Roy Hawthorne, Navajo Code Talker, USMC ~ He walked a 2 mile parade route. Two Navajo Marines are helping him with the last mile.

Lieutenant Michael Patrick Murphy, USN, SEAL.  Medal of Honor recipient for courageous action in the Hindu Kush area of Afghanistan during Operation Red Wings, June 2005.

Medal of Honor recipient for courageous action in the Hindu Kush area of Afghanistan during Operation Red Wings, June

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