by Borderstan.com May 27, 2011 at 2:24 pm 1,495 0

"The Salute," Rolling Thunder 2010, Luis Gomez Photos, Washington DC, Arlington National Cemetery

Hog-watch in the hood! The annual Rolling Thunder Parade is Sunday, May 29. “The Salute” was taken by Luis Gomez at Rolling Thunder 201o.

From Matty Rhoades. Find us on Facebook, Twitter @borderstan and Flickr. Remember that we love to get photos from readers; you can submit them to our Flickr group pool.

Staying in town? We’ve got options for Saturday, Sunday and Monday — most of them in the hood. And, please, remember why you have the day off from work on Monday: it’s Memorial Day and it’s dedicated to those men and women who died fighting for our country.

Wikipedia has a nice summary: “Formerly known as Decoration Day, it commemorates men and women who died while in military service to the United States.First enacted to honor Union and Confederate soldiers following theAmerican Civil War, it was extended after World War I to honor Americans who have died in all wars.”

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