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Stars Forward just received a call from the Son of a Veteran. His mom had a stroke while on vacation in Tampa Florida, and now he needs help getting her home to Scranton, Pennsylvania. He would like to be able to rent a van and go and pick her up. But she is confined to a wheel chair, so it would have to be a van with those capabilities. Do any of you know of any organizations that can help? Stars Forward unfortunately can only assist active military.Any help would be appreciated. ... See MoreSee Less
Memorial Day, a day to honor all who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our Nation.Here are some facts you may not know about Memorial Day:Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day. Memorial Day was declared a national holiday through an act of Congress in 1971, and its roots date back to the Civil War era, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs.One of the first Decoration Days was held in Columbus, Mississippi, on April 25, 1866 by women who decorated graves of Confederate soldiers who perished in the battle at Shiloh with flowers.On May 5, 1868, three years after the end of the Civil War, the tradition of placing flowers on veterans’ graves was continued by the establishment of Decoration Day by an organization of Union veterans, the Grand Army of the Republic.General Ulysses S. Grant presided over the first large observance, a crowd of about 5,000 people, at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on May 30, 1873. The orphaned children of soldiers and sailors killed during the war placed flowers and small American flags atop both Union and Confederate graves throughout the entire cemetery.This tradition continues to thrive in cemeteries of all sizes across the country. Until World War I, Civil War soldiers were solely honored on this holiday. Now, all fallen soldiers are honored. ... See MoreSee Less