Major Keith A Butler was laid to rest in Arlington national cemetery after being KIA in Afghanistan 5 May Butler served 37 years in the Army and Marine Corps, and had 44 deployments under his belt. This man was a giant among men.
Rememberance Day ~ "They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them." Fourth stanza of 'For the Fallen' by Laurence Binyon -
Today is Remembrance Day here in Canada, and Veteran's Day in the US. Late last week I attended a Remembrance Day ceremony at the school my kids attend, and I was reminded of the ceremonies we used to have at school when I was little.