Tag Archives: Veterans

Remembering the Fallen

On Memorial Day, we are asked to pause to remember the men and women who have fought and died for our country. We at Legacy.com are proud to dedicate a portion of our web site to memorializing these service members. … Continue reading

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Civil War descendants

I’ve been researching my family tree off and on for the past two years, and have written before about the usefulness of obituaries in genealogical research.  The other day, I told my brother I was making a list of our … Continue reading

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In Remembrance: Memorial Day 2012

On Memorial Day, we honor the men and women who have bravely served in our armed forces. All week, we have been collecting photos of beloved veterans from our users and featuring them in our In Remembrance: Memorial Day 2012 … Continue reading

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Photo of the week: women of the Marines

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5 condolences: Pearl Harbor survivors

In recognition of the 70th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor, we pause to reflect and to share 5 condolence messages for Pearl Harbor survivors:

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World War II Memorial Site

With the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor just two days away, World War II veterans have been on my mind. So I decided to spend some time reading obituaries and tributes in Legacy.com’s World War II Memorial … Continue reading

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5 condolences: Veterans

With Veterans Day approaching, we pause to honor all veterans as we share condolence messages for veterans from five of America’s wars:

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Saluting our veterans

Veterans Day is this Friday, November 11. Veterans Day falls on November 11 every year – unlike other federal holidays that switch dates to always fall on Mondays – in honor of the signing of the armistice that ended World … Continue reading

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Remembering heroes

Legacy.com recently created special Facebook pages to remember and pay tribute to two types of heroes: veterans and firefighters. Our Remember Veterans page features photos, obituaries and other special content for armed forces veterans who have passed away, whether they … Continue reading

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Honoring veterans

As casualties mounted in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, we at Legacy.com recognized the need to create a place where people could gather and pay tribute to U.S. service members who passed away.  In response, we created our memorial … Continue reading

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