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    Here stands a little boy that, on his third birthday, has to bury his father. Although he may not have known much about his father due to his young age, it is obvious that he adores the father that he knew. As he salutes, he stands with pride and an expression on this face that exhibits reverence and adoration. With his mother standing beside him, as she appears broken and distressed, the little boy brings comfort and peace. Even though it seems that the mother’s world may be falling apart, that little boy makes it seem as though everything is fine. His presence give the viewer the feeling that, even at such a young age, he is aware of the fact that, one day, he will not only follow in his father’s footsteps, but also make his father proud of the man that he will come to…

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    United under the flag of our country or under the God which watches over our country, which do you believe? The Pledge of Allegiance was written by Francis Bellamy in 1892, made its first appearance in the Youths’ Companion, a national family magazine and later the Pledge was edited by congress and the president at the time to include the reference to God. The Pledge was created to be the ultimate symbol of nationhood for the people of The United States of America. We remember The pledge as it…

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    For the militaries of the world the salute is considered to be a sign of respect to the uniform, rank, flag, etc. The salute is basic but is one of the most important traditions the military has to offer, it represents respect among men and women fighting for a common cause. It’s a vital part of operations from the common enlisted man to an officer saluting a ranking officer. Without it there would be little order among the troops and no form of control for officers to have. Without the salute…

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    drove down Broadway in our black attire, only silence filled the air. After arriving at the funeral home Chase was his usual, outgoing self, talking to all the relatives and being polite. Though you could see the blankness on his face as soon as someone would walk away and he was not occupied. By the time he had passed, Jim had withered away from a 250 pound man to a teeny 160. Luckily, he was cremated and there was a photo of his old self, the way he would want to be remembered, sitting next to…

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    The Salute Look around any common military area, such as the Navy Exchange parking lot and you will likely witness one of the oldest customs, the salute. A military custom which renders respect and trust to the U.S. President, National flag, officers and personnel wearing the Medal of Honor. The salute is a customary gesture that identifies a member of the military forces and a tradition of most services around the globe. In fact, Senior Enlisted Leaders enforce standards to connect Junior…

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    In hard times nations come together and individuals learn to work together under the fact that they are one nation. But nationality and identity do not always go hand in hand and it can be very unsettling when the aspects do not coincide. Saadat Hasan Manto wrote many stories depicting the life and troubles of the soldiers during the Partition of India, including his famous stories, “The Last Salute” and “The Dog Titwal.” In both stories Manto focuses on the relationship of nationality and…

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    When veterans return home with the scars of active duty, our country and communities owe them the very best support to say thank you. Warrior Salute Veterans Services is a Penfield-based subsidiary of CDS Life Transitions, a not-for-profit organization, dedicated to easing veterans back into civilian life with a wide range of transitional services, including counseling, housing, and career support. After years in the service, many heroes return home to find a new battle before them. While some…

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    The “Eighth Grade Salute” was a celebration and retrospective looking back at achievements of middle school for the class of 2014-2015 . It was also about looking ahead towards Freshman year while moving to the high school in a new campus, Aditi Nayak gave her speech reminiscing the school year, memorable events and looking ahead to high school and years beyond, in front an audience of 340 students who were present along with their parents in audience at the school auditorium . It was…

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    The Olympics have been riddled with political protests and violence ever since their creation in 1898. Consistent racial, political, and religious protests occur at the games and hinder the competition. The United States has even gone as far as boycotting the 1980 games in Moscow. In 1984 the Soviet Union boycotted the games in LA. In the 1972 Munich games 11 Israeli athletes were kidnapped and slaughtered just because of their religion. In the 1968 Mexico City Olympic games Tommie Smith and…

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    The effect this had on Media was immediate and high interest into why Tommie and John were prepared to be so radical on the world stage and as to why they were prepared to risk censure from others over their actions. The media were quick to follow up on stories that would explain the athlete’s strong and very public actions. It was seen by many as a cry for help by Black African Americans and the media were keen to follow up and explain to the public why this had happened. The world public was…

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