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Atlanta Braves: Memorial Day Done Right at Turner Field

The Atlanta Braves got it right on Memorial Day. While it's true that other teams honored the 3 p.m. slot with a moment of silence, prior to that the Braves did something to honor one of America's servicemembers. It was a moment you would expect to see on Lifetime's show, Coming Home. U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. David Sims had spent six months in Afghanistan. After the top of the fifth, Sims' family was invited onto the field for a special video on the big screen from the husband and father, in Afghanistan, or so they thought.
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Obama Marks Memorial Day at Arlington, Sidesteps Racial Controversy Over Confederate Monument

Politics / US Politics : Political Punch (5 years ago)

ABC News' Karen Travers reports: President Obama honored America’s fallen servicemembers at Arlington National Cemetery this morning and said that the men and women who choose to serve their country are the “best of America.” But he... Read Post

HRC & Servicemembers United Launch "Voices of Honor" Tour to Repeal DADT

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (5 years ago)

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Servicemembers United announced today a national "Voices of Honor" Tour to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell. Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-PA), a former West Point professor and Iraq War vet, is the lead spo... Read Post

The 26-City DADT Repeal Tour: Your Chance to Meet America's Hottest Discharged Gays

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (4 years ago)

[See post to watch Flash video] Oh, we found something the Human Rights Campaign is doing! Teaming up with Alex Nicholson's Servicemembers United, HRC's "Repeal DADT Now" campaign is on a Voices of Honor tour, which at this point fe... Read Post


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