In most of America’s wars, front lines have been far from the home front.
That wasn’t true during the Cold War — the tense, nuclear-armed, 44-year-long glowering match between the Soviet Union, the U.S. and their allies — when a single command could have obliterated cities across the world.
The standoff is the subject of “The Twin Ports in the Cold War,” an exhibit at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, 305 Harborview Parkway, Superior.
By Steve Kucheraemail@example.com
, November 23, 2012
Initiated by members of the Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435, the program honors one deceased veteran from any era each week. A flag in the veteran’s memory is lofted on a Friday by members of the American Legion Post.
Three of four Superior brothers who served their country during and right after World War II will be remembered with a flag raising ceremony at 9 a.m. Friday in front of the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. All are welcome to attend the public event for Albert, Royal and Robert Nord.
The Flag of Honor Program has a double feature planned for Friday at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. At 9 a.m., members of the Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435 will lift a flag in honor of those who served on the USS Bayfield.
A flag will be raised in memory of a World War II veteran who got two perfect cribbage hands in his lifetime at 9 a.m. Friday in front of the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. All are welcome to attend the public ceremony in honor of Ralph J. Arezzo of Duluth. His flag will fly for a week in front of the center.
A Superior man who served his country during World War II will be remembered with a flag raising ceremony at 9 a.m. Friday in front of the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. The public is invited to attend. The flag will fly in his honor for a week.
The “$100,000 in 100 Days” grassroots campaign to raise awareness, interaction and dollars for the new mission of the Richard Bong Veterans Historical Center along Superior’s focal waterway came to a halt last week with over $225,000 raised.
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