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Troy Talk: Memorial Day: A Time To Reflect & Give Thanks

tt-memorial-day.jpg“America without her soldiers would be like God without His angels.”
– Claudia Pemberton

Memorial Day is a holiday that we observe on the last Monday in May. Its origins began after the Civil War, and it was initially known as Decoration Day. It became a federal holiday in 1971.

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Troy Talk: ALS Awareness Month

tt-als-awareness-2.gifThe formal name for ALS fits in a tongue-lashing category (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), and its effects are even more difficult to bear.

ALS sat in the dugout of inattention until the great Lou Gehrig, the famous first baseman for the New York Yankees, cut his career short because of it. He was 36 years old. The disease strikes the body’s motor system at the brain and spinal cord.

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Troy Talk: May 9: National Military Spouse Appreciation Day

tt-spouse-appreciation_2.jpg"Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation" -- Kahlil Gibran

We celebrate National Military Spouse Appreciation Day the Friday before Mother’s Day. On this day, we honor the contributions and sacrifices made by military spouses. Their commitment and support help to keep our country safe.  America’s military spouses are the backbone of the families who support our troops during mission, deployment, reintegration and reset.

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