World War II veterans, families honored at the State Capitol for Armed Forces Day


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Many Americans only honor veterans on Memorial Day and Veterans Day. We need more reminders of their service and sacrifice. An area organization has an excellent idea for that. The War. armed.

Next month, we’ll mark the 75th anniversary of the battle of Normandy, or D-Day. As we honor our Armed Forces this year, I want to specifically recognize and thank our World War II veterans across our nation, throughout Oregon, and those with us here today.

World War II Veterans were also the first to serve in the nuclear age and American POWs were employed in the clean-up of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, thus becoming the first "atomic vets." Over 350,000 women served with a peak strength of 271,000 representing 2% of the personnel in uniform, compared to the approximately 15% now in the military.

Famous World War II warships were in harbors across the country for the public to see, and precision flying teams filled the skies. The American people came together across the country to honor members of the Armed Forces. Since then, some of the other themes of Armed Forces Day have included: Appreciation of a Nation Freedom Through Unity

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The Medal of Honor monument is the centerpiece of the Cemetery’s section dedicated to the military. Around the Medal of Honor, obelisk is monuments dedicated to Texas Gold Star Mothers, Texas purple heart recipients, a monument to World War II veterans and a monument to the "Nine Men of Praha."

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In Oregon’s capital city of Salem, for example, Armed Forces Day this year inspired celebrations a full four days ahead of the holiday. In these celebrations, Salem honored World War II veterans and their families. The ceremony was quite ornate, with live orchestral music, military flyovers, participation from the Oregon National Guard, and a.

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