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Thunder Over Augusta returns to Evans

An Armed Forces Day celebration is returning to Evans in a bigger and better way.Thunder...saw and axe-throwing matches.The aim of the day is to celebrate Armed Forces Day by paying tribute to military service members, both current and veterans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-12/thunder-over-augusta-
Across South Carolina

...Appreciation Days parade from the Saturday before Memorial Day to May 16.City officials have said the move was to accommodate Vietnam War veterans who asked the city to honor the 50th anniversary of the war in conjunction with Armed Forces Day.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-12/across-south-carolina
Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Poppy Lady' started tradition of red paper memorials

...including several uniforms, rifles, guns, recruitment posters, etc.The exhibit focuses on the observances of Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day, D-Day Invasion and Independence Day. Visit mcduffiemuseum.com or call (706) 595-9923 for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-06-04/ramblin-rhodes-poppy-
Take care with fireworks

...would take our family to see beautiful fireworks displays on holidays such as the Fourth of July, Memorial Day and Armed Forces Day. They explained that the colorful bursts were symbolic of explosions from gunfire and bombs in battle, during wartime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-12-29/take-care-fireworks
Augusta Warrior Project plans first national symposium

...largest privately funded military celebration in the country will take place, Thunder Over Augusta, in salute to Armed Forces Day and the men and women in uniform."I am excited about the opportunity for Augusta and communities nationwide, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-06/augusta-warrior-project-plans
'Thunder Over Augusta' canceled this year

There will be no "Thunder" in Evans this May.The popular Armed Forces Day celebration known as Thunder Over Augusta has been cancelled this year, organizers said Monday.This would have been the third...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-07/thunder-over-augusta-cancele
Thunder Over Augusta is daylong tribute to military

...Over Augusta is returning to Evans on Saturday, May 18, for the annual tribute to the nation's military.The Armed Forces Day celebration moved from downtown Augusta to Evans Towne Center Park last year.Event organizers liked the central...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-05-15/thunder-over-augusta-
Thunder Over Augusta shows military appreciation for Armed Forces Day

...Center Park in Columbia County.Andy Jones, one of the organizers of the event held in conjunction with national Armed Forces Day, said he was expecting more than 25,000 people to watch an air stunt show, fireworks and performances from Joanna...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-05-19/thunder-over-augusta-shows-mi
Augusta Memorial Day events yield special moments

...Eisenhower Army Medical Center, explained the differences between the holidays set aside to honor the military. Armed Forces Day and Veterans Day celebrate and honor those currently serving in the military and veterans still alive. He said they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-05-28/augusta-memorial-day-events-
Expanded festival, fireworks will honor military veterans

...spearheaded last year's Thunder Over Augusta event, an Armed Forces Day celebration honoring military veterans past and present...event focuses on the idea and ideals celebrated on Armed Forces Day, he said. "We felt like there was a need," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/16/met_524202.shtml
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