Military Monday ~ National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific

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Yesterday, my husband and I went to the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, which is also known as Punchbowl Cemetery to pay respects to his father, Arthur M. Reinhardt who served in the U.S. Army. He was an SP4 and was considered a Specialist rank, which is equivalent to an E4 in today’s standards. This cemetery is located in Honolulu, Hawaii and serves as a memorial to the United States Armed Forces.

This cemetery lies in the middle of the Puowaina Crater, which is an extinct volcano. The cemetery grounds are very beautiful and the cemetery is well taken care of and is one of the top tourist attractions here in Honolulu. I looked like a tourist snapping pictures of everything from the Chinese Banyan trees, to the beautiful, vibrant Hibiscus flowers and of course, the cemetery grave markers of our fallen soldiers. The U.S. and Japanese flags were…

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