google-site-verification: google5eb77660eaa2b2c0.html MEMORIAL DAY | florence-elks

EVERYONE IS INVITED TO A MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE AT THE LODGE

Monday MAY 28th 10 am

REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED IN THE LODGE AFTER THE SERVICE

US War Casualties:

Civil War - Approximately 620,000 Americans died. The Union lost almost 365,000 troops and the Confederacy about 260,000. More than half of these deaths were caused by disease.

 

World War I - 116,516 Americans died, more than half from disease.

 

World War II - 405,399 Americans died.

 

Korean War - 36,574 Americans died.

 

Vietnam Conflict - 58,220 Americans died.

 

Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm - 383 service members died.

 

Operation Iraqi Freedom - 4,411 service members died.

 

Operation New Dawn - 73 service members died.

 

Operation Enduring Freedom - 2,346 service members died.

 

Operation Freedom's Sentinel - 35 service members have died as of May 2017.

 

Operation Inherent Resolve - 39 service members have died as of May 2017.