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Sun-Sentinel
Finally, eternal rest with honor for a sailor killed in combat 74 years agoNavy bugler playing taps. Seaman 1st Class Melvin Journey Jr., barely 18 when h
Finally, eternal rest with honor for a sailor killed in combat 74 years ago
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 hours ago
Navy bugler playing taps. Seaman 1st Class Melvin Journey Jr., barely 18 when he was killed in combat, was laid to rest at South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth this month. Journey had been dead for 74 years. He was among the first... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Remembering women killed in combatsay. "We don't think of these women as being in a profession where they can be
Remembering women killed in combat
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
say. "We don't think of these women as being in a profession where they can be killed," said Kirk Leopard, director of the South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth, run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The cemetery opened in 2007,... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Remembering women killed in combatsay. "We don't think of these women as being in a profession where they can be
Remembering women killed in combat
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
say. "We don't think of these women as being in a profession where they can be killed," said Kirk Leopard, director of the South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth, run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The cemetery opened in 2007,... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Area Memorial Day eventslimited, so early arrival is recommended and lawn chairs are welcome. * WPTV’s
Area Memorial Day events
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 24 days ago
limited, so early arrival is recommended and lawn chairs are welcome. * WPTV’s Mike Trim will emcee a 10 a.m. event at the South Florida National Cemetery located at 6501 South State Road 7. Around 18,000 flags were placed at veterans’ graves over... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
18K flags honor vets at South FL Nat'l CemeteryFamily members and friends gathered Sunday at the South Florida National Cemete
18K flags honor vets at South FL Nat'l Cemetery
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 24 days ago
Family members and friends gathered Sunday at the South Florida National Cemetery in Palm Beach County to place miniature U.S. flags on 18,000 veterans’ graves. This was the second year the event was held at the cemetery. "The least that we can do... Read more
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Daily Mail
Touching photos show the true meaning of Memorial DayLee of Lantana, Florida, leans against the gravestone of his father, Frank Lee,
Touching photos show the true meaning of Memorial Day
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
Lee of Lantana, Florida, leans against the gravestone of his father, Frank Lee, during a Memorial Day ceremony at the South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth, Florida, May 2013 Andi Schorr grieves at the grave of her husband Sergeant... Read more
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The Huffington Post
These Emotional Photos Show The Real Reason For Memorial DayLee of Lantana, Florida, leans against the gravestone of his father, Frank Lee,
These Emotional Photos Show The Real Reason For Memorial Day
The Huffington Post / Posted 28 days ago
Lee of Lantana, Florida, leans against the gravestone of his father, Frank Lee, during a Memorial Day ceremony at the South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth, Florida, on May 27, 2013. Navy veteran Ron White pauses to reflect for a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Ahead of Memorial Day, veterans remember those who didn't come backDave Knapp, 63, a veteran of the Vietnam War who heads a committee that puts mo
Ahead of Memorial Day, veterans remember those who didn't come back
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
Dave Knapp, 63, a veteran of the Vietnam War who heads a committee that puts more than 15,000 flags on grave sites in the South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth. "I wonder why I made it back when I had a cousin there who did not. So I do... Read more

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