May 30, 2016: Memorial Day

 

From Decoration Day to the current last Monday of May Memorial Day, this is a solemn holiday to remember and recognize the sacrifice of those who have died in defense of their country.

My wife and I observed Memorial Day this year by going to our range and firing our own version of a twenty-one gun salute to those who made the last measure of devotion to our country. From there my wife went on to complete her Marksman Qualification in the Winchester/NRA Pistol Qualification.  Then she completed two strong side targets for the Marksman First Class Qualification before the sun was starting to heat up our covered shooting bays.  Continue reading