Category Archives: Patriotic Traditions

425th Regimental Association 2014 Dining Out

The first Dining Out since the inactivation of the unit was held at the Bruce VFW Post on April 12th. It was well attended with over 100 members and family present. The evening started with time to reacquaint with old … Continue reading

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425th Regimental Association Dining Out – April 12, 2014

The 425th Regimental Association plans to hold a dining out April 12 2014, In order to do this we need to gauge the participation level, “HEAD COUNT” The cost per individual will be announced once a estimated attendance level is … Continue reading

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Who Signed the Declaration of Independence?

Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence ? Five signers were captured by the British as traitors, and tortured before they died. Twelve had their homes ransacked and burned. Two lost … Continue reading

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One of our fellow Rangers has fallen

SGT Bob Nanni recently passed away in a car accident. The details on the funeral as we know them are- Saturday, 29 Jun, 10 AM – Visitation is at the Creek Center Banquet Hall 72025 North Ave Armada, MI the … Continue reading

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D-Day – June 6, 1944

It was in January of 1944, when GEN Omar Bradley gave LTC James Rudder, commander of the 2nd Ranger Bn the mission of capturing Pointe-du-Hoc.  Bradley finished by saying, “It is the most dangerous mission of D-Day.  LTC Rudder, replied, … Continue reading

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The Wall – Lest We Forget

Memorial Day will be upon us soon.  As we enjoy our time with family, friends and former comrades, let us pause and remember those who gave the last great act of devotion so many years ago. A little history most … Continue reading

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The Final Inspection

The Final Inspection The soldier stood and faced his God Which must always come to pass He hoped his shoes were shining Just as brightly as his brass “Step foward now you soldier, How shall I deal with you? Have … Continue reading

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Don’t Like MRE’s?

Veterans have always complained about the rations they were issued in the field.  Many of us didn’t know how well we had it.  How would you like to have served during the Civil War? Hardtack This simple four and water … Continue reading

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Veterans’ Day Discounts

World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. However, fighting ceased … Continue reading

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Vigilance

“Nuf said!”

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