A daughter may out grow your lap but not out grow your heart. -
Look who is old enough to go with the Little Lady to the banquet this year!
The Little Miss was so excited to be like her big sister!
And, Daddy flew in just in time!
What would be a USO banquet without a military display?
These history buffs were asked to come and display their gear.
And, when you entered the door you were asked to put your name in a WW2 helmet for a prize drawing.
This era was resourceful.
So, of course, you couldn't get away without tasting "SPAM" hors d'oeuvres.
Spam was the cool thing of the 1940's.
(The boys of the church were the servers of the food)
The Church was decorated with USO flags and replica war patriotic posters of the WW2.
Uncle Sam Wants you!
The tables were set with patriotic pinwheels and stars.
Each place setting....
M&Ms and Dog Tags
M&Ms with an explanation of how M&Ms became popular!
(enlarge picture to see)
Psalms 33:12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.
Apple Pie, Cherry Pie and Blueberry Pie
Pledge of Allegiance
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B
America the Beautiful
Army Candace : They Say That In The Army
Abbot and Costell Baseball Skit "Whose on First"
Good Ship Lolli-Pop
The microphone was passed around and each Father spoke a "Blessing" over their daughters.
Those whose Father's were not there, the Pastor read a "Blessing" to the girls written by each of their mothers.