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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
'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
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 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-
Columbia County festival to offer family fun

...display after 8 p.m. The festival precedes Fund the Boom, a private evening event to raise funds for the annual Armed Forces Day Thunder Over Augusta fireworks show."It is such an incredible event for the military in that community in May...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-04-08/columbia-county-festi
Masters Week festival starts Wednesday in Evans

...with a fireworks display after 8 p.m., followed by Fund the Boom, a private event to raise money for the annual Armed Forces Day Thunder Over Augusta fireworks show.Fund the Boom, from 8:30-11 p.m., will feature guest speaker Rudy Guiliani...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-04-09/masters-week-festival
Families enjoy Thunder Over Augusta

...instead of ammunition.For Caleb, 6, and his brother, Blake, 8, it's one of the high points of the annual Armed Forces Day festival."They got to do that last year and that was one of the first things we looked for when we got here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-18/families-enjoy-thunder-over-a
New rules could change some race venues

...jamaican-me-run-5k-run-walk-2013 ? The second annual Armed Forces Day 5K will be held May 18 at Blanchard Woods Park in...active.com/running/evans-ga/2nd-annual-armed-forces-day-5k-2013 Incidentally, because the Blanchard Woods...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/barry-paschal/2013-05-08/new-rule
Tips offered for starting an office jogging program

...jamaican-me-run-5k-run-walk-2013 ? The second annual Armed Forces Day 5K will be held Saturday, May 18 at Blanchard Woods...active.com/running/evans-ga/2nd-annual-armed-forces-day-5k-2013 ? Aiken's Trolley Run 5K and 10K will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/barry-paschal/2013-05-15/tips-off