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Memorial Day - 2021

For many, Memorial Day weekend amounts to an extra-long weekend or some early summer travel. I encourage you to check out one of the following films, pick up a book, or speak with someone you know who's served in the United States Armed Forces. While there are many great films that memorialize the Armed Forces, the following are five films/series I routinely gravitate towards this time each year. Band of Brothers  (Miniseries - 2001) Created By: Steven Spielberg & Tom Hanks From Producers, Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, comes the story of "Easy Company," 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division. From their initial training (1942) to the end of World War II, we follow the men of "Easy Company" as they navigate paratrooping behind enemy lines of D-Day, Operation Market Garden, liberating a Concentration Camp, and finding strength through brotherhood to push through these seemingly impossible missions. The decision to tell "Band of Brothers" thr