How did you honor the fallen on Memorial Day?
We went to Fort Lewis Cemetery & our daughters placed flowers on the graves so they will always know the price of their freedom.
I completed the CrossFit workout-of-the-day "Murph" in memory of a fallen navy Seal.
My wife, and I ran 8 miles for the Wear Blue: Run 2 Remember. We all ran for the fallen, fighting and family, i personally ran for SGT Brandon Hocking. Washington born and raised and buried in Tahoma National Cemetery.
I sat my children down and discussed the history of Memorial Day with them and how it was started back in the days of the Civil War. We took time to honor and respect our fallen heroes of wars foreign and domestic as well as the heroes who have lost the war to PTSD. EVERY TROOP DESERVES HONOR AND REMEMBRANCE.
Stephanie Rhiannon Jackson
By thinking long and hard about what war campaigns I support in the future. Not taking others lives for granted is important.
Went to put flags on my grandfathers grave today (at a private cemetery).
Some of my fellow Gold Star siblings and I participated in the Run or Dye 5K marathon in Dallas, Texas honoring the memory of our fallen siblings. My brother, Army SPC Joseph Joe M. Lewis was KIA in Afghanistan 11/17/09. He was stationed in Fort Lewis.
Went to Tahoma to see my brother in law Jay who was KIA in OEF 21 Sep 14 (sic). While we were there we were honored to have respect given by Sgt Petry. I thought Id add. Jay had a lot of visitors paying their respect.
Sat alone and tried to not remember thats didnt work out.
Jamie Lynn Ebey
We went to Portland from Tacoma to go visit the resting place of Sgt. Bryce Howard, who was KIA in Afghanistan in August 2007 (864th Eng. Bn). He was one of my husbands Soldiers and it is important to us that our kids always know that there are faces to the names at these cemeteries. The Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon is beautiful.
Joined in with almost 1,500 others this morning in DuPont and ran 8 miles with Wear Blue.
Spent time skyping with my husband overseas, watching old video clips and looking at pictures of 2-23 tomahawks in 2007.
Walked 9 miles to honor my husbands battle buddies that he has lost.
We have to work today, but we remember my husbands oldest brother who was KIA as a medic in Nam, and the friend my husband lost in action there. May they rest in peace.
Colleen Henderson and I visited Clover Park High Schools recreation of Arlington Cemetary.
Posted on my Facebook page photos of loved ones and friends KIA in Iraq in 2006-2007 from Schweinfurt Germany and visited a local cemetery in Houston which is the oldest African American cemetery here and placed flags on the graves of those who sacrificed for our country. Sadly this cemetery is forgotten so tribute isnt paid as it should be paid. Felt proud honoring them today.
I did a wear blue run to remember 10 mile run with my friend Jodi Hodge. I prayed with everyone out there and I called out two friends names who are fallen soldiers; SGT Lorenzo Ponce and SGT Tatjana Reed. They will never be forgotten and neither will the others.
I ran with wear blue: run to remember for the fallen.
Today my husband and I ran In the Wear Blue: Run to Remember this Memorial Day! We honored our fallen Heros. This was our first run and Im so happy it was for a great cause. At times I wanted to stop but seeing the faces of those that put their lives on the line and paid the price, totally kept me going and gave me strength! My God bless them and their families. 🇺🇸
I did the hero Murphy workout. one mile run, 100 pull ups, 200 push ups, 300 air squats and then another one mile run.
We pay it forward. We did landscaping and yard work for our new neighbor who is a recent double amputee.
Brenda N Thom Burke
At church yesterday, I put together a Remembrance Table of 4 Gold Stars from our town. And, today we visited the local Veterans Cemetery. Thank you to all our fallen heroes. Never Forget!
I did my 1st run!! I ran 3 miles with Wear Blue: Run to Remember. When I felt like giving up I looked up at the sunny blue sky and though of those I was running for, who are near and dear to me, try definitely gave me strength to not give up! (Although they were all probably laughing at me in all honesty, they were all use to running, Im not).
Memorial Day Ceremony at the Fort Lewis Cemetery.
We went to project Arlington in Lakewood and then to the Memorial Service on JBLM. We are now reflecting on those we have lost by sharing our favorite memories of each of them.
Im currently at Fort Stewart, GA will be at JBLM in August. Here we have Warriors walk. Trees planted in memory of every fallen Soldier. So every year I walk past Every Tree and pay my Respect for their Ultimate Sacrifice for My Freedom.
Our family went to the memorial service at the Fort Lewis Cemetery and then placed flowers at all the memorials at Memorial Park.
Every year, we visit a National Cemetery with our kids and take a moment to reflect on those fallen soldiers and their sacrifice.
We went to wear blue: run to remember in DuPont. We go every week, but it was so awesome to have hundreds of people and so many new faces participating. It was fantastic!
My family went to the wear blue: run to remember JBLM Chapter Memorial Day run this morning.
Anthony Woody Woods
Today (May 23) at 1830hrs, Chief Woods (Joint Base SEA) and Boy Scout Troops 1 and 2 placed American Flags at Ft Lewis Cemetery prior to Memorial Day!
Jamie Overson Hudson
I will be running/walking 7miles with my family with the Wearblue:run to remember group in DuPont to support my BIL who was killed 7years ago in OIF.
Jamie Lynn Ebey
Were taking a road trip to Portland to visit the resting place of one of my husbands soldiers we lost in OEF in 2007. RIP Sgt. Bryce Howard. (555th Eng). Hoping his widow and their kids will be able to come.