Tag Archives: Memorial Day

Ten Years Ago, May 25, 2007. Crosby Burial at Arlington National Cemetery

Ten years ago, May 25, 2007. I was at Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) burying remains of my brother, Herby [Capt. Herbert C. Crosby]. The funeral was beyond what I ever dreamed it could be. The patriotic grandeur, the glory it … Continue reading

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The End of Our Memorial Day Tradition

A  Memorial Day tradition began in my family in 1970. It was a tradition to never forget our loved one, my brother, Capt. Herbert C. Crosby (Herby), who was listed Missing in Action (MIA) in Vietnam January 10, 1970. Since … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Herby (2013)

30May69 Vietnam Dear Mon and Dad, Well here I am in a different place for my birthday again. I was just thinking of the places I’ve been the last 3 or 4 years on my birthday. I’m at LZ Baldy … Continue reading

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Decorating the Memories [Decoration Day] Memorial Day 2013

It’s been six years since my brother’s remains were buried in Arlington National Cemetery. The above photos are only three of the many taken that day, yet just these three tell a story. I remember so well every moment of the … 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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Coming Home-Memorial Day Tribute to Cpt. Crosby

This video was done by the Indian River City United Methodist Church in Titusville, Florida, which is being shown at all their services this Memorial Day weekend. It’s titled “Coming Home” a Memorial Day tribute and thank you to my brother, … Continue reading

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