Tag Archives: Military

Day 11 of Giving Thanks – Our Veterans

  VETERANS FROM OUR FAMILY Jesse Deeter 1921-2011 My Husband’s Father US Army Air Corp WWII Charles Warren Spalding 1930-2000 My Father US Navy Korean Conflict Bernard Benjamin Spalding 1922-2003 My Uncle, Daddy’s Brother US Army WWII, European Theater Clayton … Continue reading

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WWII Memories From My Dad

Daddy always lamented that he was sorry he was not old enough to have served in WWII like his older brother Bernard and his sister’s husband Clayton. He would serve his country though in a different way. As a teenager … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

All across the United States today the smell of turkey will fill the air. It would be my prayer that everyone had a table to gather around and could enjoy the company of family and friends. Unfortunately, we know that … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Day In The Service of His Country

THANKSGIVING DAY Written by Charles W. Spalding, USN (age 20) U. S. Naval Hospital, Bremerton, WA 23 November 1950 Many, many, years ago, In a Massachusetts Bay Our forefathers got together To plan Thanksgiving Day. They came here to this … Continue reading

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Thank You To Those Who Serve

Since my father’s passing I find the patriotic holidays are even more meaningful to me, especially Veteran’s Day. He was so proud to have served his country in the Navy during the Korean War. His brother and brother in law … Continue reading

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