Category Archives: Family

Merry Christmas Herby!

  Thank you Wreaths Across America! Thank you Diehard and Digits and all Vietnam Veterans who helped lay these wreath on the graves at Arlington National Cemetery on December 10, 2011. I couldn’t make it this year to lay the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Captain Crosby

“Mom, Mom!,” yelled the little boy running into the house with excitement. “Mom. Guess what?” “What son?,” mom asked. “Someone else has a birthday today too!” “Well Herby, how do you know that?” “Because their house has a flag hanging … Continue reading

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A Soldier in Panama, Salute to our Fallen Warriors

I thank all our veterans who have sacrificed their lives in serving our country in the name of freedom, and our flag, for which it stands for. I thank all our living veterans and all our active military personnel in … Continue reading

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Remembering Capt. Crosby-May 25, 2007

It was a Friday, May 25, 2007.  I was attending my brother’s funeral at Arlington National Cemetery.  I remember that day so well, and will never forget it either. The end to a long 37 years of heartache, hope and … Continue reading

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Walking Back in Time – Alexandria, Virginia

On my trip to Arlington National Cemetery as part of the Wreaths Across America event I visited Alexandria, Virginia, George Washington’s hometown. Founded 1749, Alexandria’s colonial architecture remains as charming today as it must have been over 200 years ago. … Continue reading

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It’s Still There-Firebird 91

WOW, it’s still there. Yes, the photo I left at my brother’s grave last December (2008) at Arlington National Cemetery is still there, as of July 31st that is. This is truly amazing. If you’ve read my post (Memorial Day 2009) you know … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2009

An interesting thing happened this Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery. A gal who has a POW/MIA bracelet with my brother’s name on it visited ANC again this year, as she has done many times before. For the past two … Continue reading

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