These crinoids look like plant fossils, but they’re ancient marine animals related to starfish, sea cucumbers and sea urchins. They looked like a flower on a long stem, from which this is a segment. #RandomFacts Check out our virtual exhibit on Facebook!
Today’s #WednesdayWords is about grammar. If you’re certainly, without doubt, going to do something, you’re definite (definitely). If you’re doing it despite odds, opposition and advice, you’re defiant (defiantly). Most toddlers are definitely defiant.
#RT @ARGOP: RT @TommyLand4land: Today we remember those brave men and women made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms we hold dear.
“What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value.” Thomas Paine…
Darby was posthumously promoted to brigadier general and received numerous awards. He is buried at the Fort Smith National Cemetery, and schools were named for him in Fort Smith and its sister city, Cisterna, Italy. #MondayMention #ArmyRangers
the First United States Army Ranger Battalion. Darby served several assignments honorably, and took command for a wounded brigadier general in Italy. On April 30, 1945, German shell shrapnel struck and killed him. German forces in Italy surrendered two days later. (2/3)
(1/3) On this #MemorialDay, we honor William Orlando Darby, born in Fort Smith in 1911. The West Point graduate deployed to Northern Ireland in January 1942 and was assigned to organize and train a new elite commando unit. The unit was activated July 9, 1942:
@TommyLand4land Thank you Commissoner. Thanks for your steady leadership and commitment to American patriotism.
Today we remember those brave men and women made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms we hold dear.
“What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value.” Thomas Paine, The American Crisis, No. 1, December 19, 1776