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[12 Dec 2010 | 4 Comments | 4,011 views]
They will not be forgotten

“I’m going to ask you. Our Heroes are gone, but will they be forgotten?”
“No!”
“I’m going to ask everyone. Our Heroes are gone, but will they be forgotten?”
“No!”
The wind whistling by the microphone, loudly flapping the somber field of 114 flags and causing faces to retreat into raised coat collars could not drown out the heartfelt response. Once he heard everyone’s shouted oath to remember, Mike Nuckolls, Past State Commander of the VFW, raised a trumpet to his lips. The sad melody of “Taps” was added to the thunder of the …