It’s Memorial Day in the United States. Ned Levi reflects on the day and his travel to two critical battlefields of World War Two; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, where the USS Arizona memorial lies, which is the final resting place of much of its crew, and Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, where in its memorial cemetery, 9,387 American soldiers who fought and died there, are buried.
Today is the official Veteran’s Day holiday, a time to honor the memory of US service men and women who gave their lives for us, and honor living veterans who likewise fought to ensure our nation’s safety and freedom. Here on Veteran’s day is a list of four US historic military sites, Ned Levi recommends every American visit at some time, while traveling the country.
Memorial Day kicks off the summer vacation season in the United States. While summer is a great opportunity for travel, it’s also full of health hazards. Ned Levi discusses how to prevent health problems from exposure to the sun while traveling.
On this Memorial Day, Ned Levi discusses visiting three war memorials, The Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier, Pearl Harbor, and Omaha Beach, and gives thanks to our service men and women for their sacrifices.
As the summer vacation season kicks off on this holiday weekend, Ned reflects on the meaning of Memorial Day, and has some vacation suggestions which echo the sentiment of the day.