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Thunderbird And Blue Angel Jets Crash In Separate Incidents Today

According to several reports on Twitter, a US Navy Blue Angels F-18 and a US Air Force Thunderbird F-16 both crashed today in separate incidents.

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Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images
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Memorial Day Events Around Lafayette And Acadiana

This Memorial Day weekend, there are plenty of events happening around Acadiana for us to pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Here are a few you can put on your calendar of events as you hopefully get to enjoy a peaceful, relaxing holiday weekend.

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patriotchild via You Tube
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TAPS – The Story Behind The Song We Hear On Memorial Day

Do you know the true meaning the real story behind TAPS? As we remember those who have given so much for us this Memorial Day let us take a moment to learn more about one of the saddest yet peaceful songs that we will ever hear.

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Twin Peaks Salutes The Troops On Memorial Day With A Free Entree

This Memorial Day Twin Peaks, the ultimate sports lodge known for its made-from-scratch kitchen, rugged atmosphere, and playful Twin Peaks Girls, will pay tribute to America’s troops by offering a free meal to former and current members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

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Gary Edmonson (Submitted Photo)
Gary Edmonson (Submitted Photo)
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Gary Edmondson, US Army Veteran, Celebrates 70 Years Of Playing TAPS

Gary Edmonson, an Acadiana US Army veteran, is celebrating his 70th year of performing for military events.

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Hannah Foraker via YouTube
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This Elderly Dog Cried When She Welcomed Her Best Friend Home From The Army [Video]

Sometimes in life, I feel like dogs are better at being human than we are. That's a strange thing to say, but after you watch this video I think you'll understand what I mean.

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Deployed Soldier Surprises Son

The next time you see a service member, please take the time to thank them for their service, and thank the family for their sacrifice.

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Help Us Thank Local Military Families With a Donation to Townsquare Cares

We here at 97.3 The Dawg want to say thank you to our enlisted men and women, and their families, in Acadiana who sacrifice so much for all of us all year long.

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Military Dad Surprises Daughter At Spelling Bee [Video]

This little girl was participating in her school's spelling bee, when she was asked to spell "Sergeant". At that moment, the curtains behind her open and her dad walks out.

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A Salute To Our Heroes Happens This Saturday In Abbeville

The event is the Eagle Scout Service Project of Emile Hebert of Troop 85 in Abbeville, and all proceeds from the event will benefit the Louisiana Military Hall of Fame and Museum.

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