Memorial Day

Memorial Day: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

The Red, White and Blue Along the roads of America on Memorial Day, you will find 1000's of US Flags proudly waving in the air.  It symbolizes a nation of freedom, choice and prosperity, yet it hasn't always been that way for all Americans nor is it that way for many...

Happy Memorial Day!

I have had several heroes in my family such as my father, grandfather, uncles, great uncle, sister-in-law and brother that have served their country with honor, courage and bravery.  One even gave the ultimate sacrifice as he fought hand-to-hand combat to allow...

Veterans Week part 7

Last, but by far not the least.  This is my beautiful, sister-in-law, Jessica Basso and my brother, Paul, on their wedding day.     Jessica is a combat medic and she is currently serving in the army.   Below is a description about...

Veterans Week part 6

Here is my brother, Paul Basso.  He is currently serving in the military and has been since August of 1999. He has served as a Tomb Guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery from October 2000 to February 2004.  He...
Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day!

I have had several heroes in my family such as my father, grandfather, uncles, great uncle, sister-in-law and brother...

Veterans Week part 3

Veterans Week part 3

This is my Uncle Ralph Hansen.  He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force.  He earned his wings at James Connally Air Force Base in Waco, Texas after completing Navigation Training.  He served in Vietnam as a Sky...

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Veterans Week part 2

Veterans Week part 2

Here is my handsome father, Charles Kaluhi Basso, who served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War.  He served honorably for 4 years aboard the USS Badger.  While serving in the United States Navy, he missed the birth of his first child.  I am...

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