History

Answer to Big Question I Have Every Memorial Day
According to a U.S. Army Facebook page:
A coin left on a headstone lets the deceased soldier’s family know that somebody stopped by to pay their respect. Leaving a penny means you visited.
A nickel means that you and the deceased soldier trained at boot camp together...
Today I Learned: Doolittle’s Raiders Were From Pendleton!
After Pearl Harbor the U.S. wanted to retaliate against the Japanese so stunt-plane pilot Lt. Col. James Doolittle was tapped to figure out how to get the bombers there (he had a reputation for crazy antics). It was decided to load bombers onto aircraft carriers, fly those bombers to Japan, then lan…

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