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Military Monday.

September 14, 2009
Beautiful patriotic cake by sugarnsweets

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So another Military Monday is here and this time it comes just after September 11th. Military Monday, for anyone who isn’t familiar, is a way of supporting and honoring our troops. A few months ago, Yoyo asked me to do it with her and I was totally down with the idea. I decided in order to tie it in with my blog, I’d show pictures of patriotic baked goods or foods along with listing the names of our fallen soldiers. If you’d like to see past entries, take a look around the archives. I also encourage you to do your own Military Monday tribute.

This week, since like I said it comes just after 9/11, I’d like to take a moment to also remember the 2,998 people who perished that day in 2001 and all the workers and heroes who gave up days and weeks of their lives to be down there  (including my dad), working to find survivors, ultimately to get sick themselves of 9/11 related illnesses, some of whom who have since passed away. I myself was in Manhattan that day at school and I can tell you it was the most terrifying day of my life. I was on the first train out of Penn Station that afternoon. As the girlfriend of a New York City Police officer and the daughter of an FDNY-EMS Lieutenant, I take great pride in these professions and all that they do for us, both in times of trouble like 9/11 and times of peace, just as I take great pride in our military and all they do… again, both in times of trouble and times of peace. Last year I posted some pictures from the  National WTC Memorial & Museum, if you’d like to view them then click here.

If you have any photos of red, white & blue or patriotic cakes, I’d love to use them in a future Military Monday post. Please send them to me along with a link or e·mail I can give credit to.

Ian T. Zook, 24, Marine Corporal, Oct 12, 2004 Port St. Lucie, Florida
Daniel R. Wyatt, 22, Marine Reserve Lance Corporal, Oct 12, 2004 Calendonia, Wisconsin
Jaime Moreno, 28, Army Specialist, Oct 13, 2004 Round Lake Beach, Illinois
Jeremy F. Regnier, 22, Army Specialist, Oct 13, 2004 Littleton, New Hampshire
Ronald W. Baker, 34, Army National Guard Sergeant, Oct 13, 2004 Cabot, Arkansas
Mark P. Phelan, 44, Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel, Oct 13, 2004 Green Lane, Pennsylvania
Charles R. Soltes Jr., 36, Army Reserve Major, Oct 13, 2004 Irvine, California
Paul M. Felsberg, 27, Marine 2nd Lieutenant, Oct 13, 2004 West Palm Beach, Florida
Victor A. Gonzalez, 19, Marine Lance Corporal, Oct 13, 2004 Watsonville, California
Mark A. Barbret, 22, Army Private 1st Class, Oct 14, 2004 Shelby Township, Michigan
Bradley S. Beard, 22, Army Specialist, Oct 14, 2004 Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Omer T. Hawkins II, 31, Army Staff Sergeant, Oct 14, 2004 Cherry Fork, Ohio
Josiah H. Vandertulip, 21, Army Specialist, Oct 14, 2004 Irving, Texas
David L. Waters, 19, Army Private, Oct 14, 2004 Auburn, California
Michael G. Owen, 31, Army Sergeant, Oct 15, 2004 Phoenix, Arizona
Jonathan J. Santos, 22, Army Corporal, Oct 15, 2004 Bellingham, Washington
Alan J. Burgess, 24, Army National Guard Specialist, Oct 15, 2004 Landaff, New Hampshire
William I. Salazar, 26, Marine Corporal, Oct 15, 2004 Las Vegas, Nevada
Brian K. Schramm, 22, Marine Lance Corporal, Oct 15, 2004 Rochester, New York
William I. Brennan, 36, Army Chief Warrant Officer, Oct 16, 2004 Bethlehem, Connecticut
Christopher B. Johnson, 29, Army Captain, Oct 16, 2004 Excelsior Springs, Missouri
Andrew C. Ehrlich, 21, Army Specialist, Oct 18, 2004 Mesa, Arizona
Douglas E. Bascom, 25, Marine (IRR) Sergeant, Oct 20, 2004 Colorado Springs, Colorado
Jonathan E. Gadsden, 21, Marine Lance Corporal, Oct 22, 2004 Charleston, South Carolina
Dennis J. Boles, 46, Army National Guard Sergeant, Oct 24, 2004 Homosassa, Florida
Richard Patrick Slocum, 19, Marine Lance Corporal, Oct 24, 2004 Saugus, California
Brian Oliveira, 22, Marine Corporal, Oct 25, 2004 Raynham, Massachusetts
Jerome Lemon, 42, Army National Guard Staff Sergeant, Oct 27, 2004 North Charleston, South Carolina
Michael Battles Sr., 38, Army Sergeant 1st Class, Oct 28, 2004 San Antonio, Texas
Stephen P. Downing II, 30, Army Private 1st Class, Oct 28, 2004 Burkesville, Kentucky
Segun Frederick Akintade, 34, Army National Guard Specialist, Oct 28, 2004 Brooklyn, New York
Maurice Keith Fortune, 25, Army Sergeant, Oct 29, 2004 Forestville, Maryland
Jeremy D. Bow, 20, Marine Lance Corporal, Oct 30, 2004 Lemoore, California
John T. Byrd II, 23, Marine Lance Corporal, Oct 30, 2004 Fairview, West Virginia
Kelley L. Courtney, 28, Marine Sergeant, Oct 30, 2004 Macon, Georgia
Travis A. Fox, 25, Marine Lance Corporal, Oct 30, 2004 Cowpens, South Carolina
Christopher J. Lapka, 22, Marine Corporal, Oct 30, 2004 Peoria, Arizona
John Lukac, 19, Marine Private 1st Class, Oct 30, 2004 Las Vegas, Nevada
Andrew G. Riedel, 19, Marine Private 1st Class, Oct 30, 2004 Northglenn, Colorado
Michael P. Scarborough, 28, Marine Lance Corporal, Oct 30, 2004 Washington, Georgia
Matthew D. Lynch, 25, Marine 1st Lieutenant, Oct 31, 2004 Jericho, New York
Charles Joseph Webb, 22, Army Sergeant, Nov 03, 2004 Hamilton, Ohio
Cody L. Wentz, 21, Army National Guard Specialist, Nov 04, 2004 Williston, North Dakota
Jeremiah A. Baro, 21, Marine Corporal, Nov 04, 2004 Fresno, California
Jared P. Hubbard, 22, Marine Lance Corporal, Nov 04, 2004 Clovis, California
Carlos M. Camacho-Rivera, 24, Army Sergeant, Nov 05, 2004 Carolina, Puerto Rico
Justin R. Yoemans, 20, Army Private, Nov 06, 2004 Eufaula, Alabama
Brian K. Baker, 27, Army Specialist, Nov 07, 2004 West Seneca, New York
Quoc Binh Tran, 26, Army National Guard Sergeant, Nov 07, 2004 Mission Viejo, California
Otie Joseph McVey, 53, Army Reserve Sergeant 1st Class, Nov 07, 2004 Oak Hill, West Virginia

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