Category: Memorial Day

Demonstrators hold Japanese national flags as they march during a protest in support of the Yasukuni Shrine on August 15, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. (Image by Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images News/Getty Images)

Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no Abe apology

Japan is marking the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime hostilities Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime actions at a somber annual ceremony curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic. Naruhito […]

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Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day 2020

Trace Adkins Performs “Still a Soldier” on the 2020 National Memorial Day Concert As all 50 states in the US begin lifting restrictions put in place to combat the coronavirus outbreak, the CDC still recommends people to: Social distance Wear a face mask in public Perform hand hygiene Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces Read the Travelers Considerations on the […]

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The True Meaning of Freedom

The True Meaning of Freedom

We may not have free will, but we can still act freely—sort of. America is a symbol of freedom all over the world, enjoying as it does freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press. Our ancestors prized these political freedoms so much that many of them were willing to die defending them. And though many of […]

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America’s Memorial Day and Israel

America’s Memorial Day and Israel

by Jonathan Feldstein | Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard fold an American flag

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