Skip to comments.Military ‘family’ honors their own
Posted on 03/21/2013 10:18:20 AM PDT by SandRat
SIERRA VISTA They were soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and a member of the Merchant Marines.
They ranged in age from 58 to 87.
They were combat veterans or had served in peace time.
Their commonality was they were homeless or indigent veterans.
On Wednesday, the 20 honorably discharged veterans were laid to rest at the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Although their end days may have been lonely, going to their final resting place wasnt, as nearly 300 people were present when their cremains were placed in a number of columbarium niches.
We in this town never forget.
Thank you for your kindness and compassion to those who served their country. Their service was not in vain—integrity, honor, service above self still exist in many Americans. Blessings!
thank you for the kind invitation! My husband’s health keeps us busy between home and surgical/cancer centers, but whenever he is able, we do plan to travel for fun, God willing.
I lived in AZ when I was much younger—my dad was stationed at Davis-Monthan AFB. My oldest son frequently visited the boneyard as part of his job responsibilities when he worked civil service. Arizona is a beautiful state, and I have always loved visiting there. Huge blue skies...
Ther even is a place of Honor for both Union and Confederate Vets.
We are located approx 70 miles SouthEast of Tucson just outside of Fort Huachuca.
GOD’s blessing on you and your health.
What a wonderful legacy of honor to our troops! Something to be proud of. God rest the souls of these heroes.....
Take a YouTube tour of the resting place http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7p-_fIcHURQ
Thank you for the tour. It’s quite lovely and peaceful.
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