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Monday—Memorial Day 2013

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Gratitude for service to our country

Today is a day to honor those who have served in the military.

✪  Click HERE for stories from the Veterans History Project

✪  Click HERE for the official website of the Medal of Honor, the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States.

✪  U.S. Involvement in Wars Since the American Revolution

Indian War Campaigns (1622 - 1924) — 302 years of ongoing conflicts before & after the American Revolution ending with President Calvin Coolidge
Settlers & U.S. Government v. Native Peoples of North America

American Revolution  (1775 - 1783) — No sitting president.  President George Washington was elected by the Electoral College in 1789
English Colonists v. Great Britain

Franco - American Naval War (1798 - 1800)  President John Adams
United States v. France

Barbary Wars (1801 - 1805, 1815) — Presidents Thomas Jefferson & James Madison
U.S. v. Morocco,…