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Here’s how you can commemorate Anniversary online



Here's how you can commemorate Anniversary online

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced graves and other organizations to modify the way of commemorating those in uniform who give their lives for their country during Remembrance Day.

For example, Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, closed to the public – with the exception of family members who have loved ones buried there. And even though 142 national burials for Veterans Affairs will stay open to the public, The National Funeral Administration will not host a public event at this cemetery.

But apart from the requirements of social distance, some organizations and groups continue to respect those who make major sacrifices in several ways. The following is a list of events that take place almost over the weekend in honor of Remembrance Day, throughout Eastern time:

Department of Defense: Defense Secretary Mark Esper will visit Arlington National Cemetery at 9 am on Monday to remember those who lost their lives serving their country. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chief General Mark Milley and several senior government and defense officials will also be present. Those who are interested in watching the ceremony of laying a wreath can watch it at

United States Navy Commemoration: United States Navy Commemoration held a laying ceremony of a virtual wreath on this Remembrance Day at the Navy Memorial plaza in Washington, DC .. Speakers included Retired Rear Admiral Frank Thorp IV, president & CEO at the US Navy Memorial Union; Rear Admiral Carl Lahti, commander of the Washington Naval District; and the captain of the Navy Cmdr. Pratik Ray. The event is scheduled for Monday, May 25 at 1 pm. and available for viewing here.

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Friends of the National WWII Memorial: Friends of the National WWII Memorial will share statements recorded before the Memorial Day Commemoration via Facebook on Monday, followed by a brief virtual wreath-laying ceremony at the National World War II Memorial in National Mall. Speakers will include Josiah Bunting III, chairman of the Friends of the National War II Memorial; Jeff Reinbold, supervisor of the National Mall and Memorial Parks; and Roberta Nolan, whose father First Lieutenant James O’Boyle Lyons was a prisoner of war during the Battle of the Bulge and died in May 1945. The statement recorded earlier would be broadcast on Facebook at 9 a.m., and the wreath-laying ceremony will follow at 9:30 am also via Facebook.

National World War I Museum and Memorial: The Museum and National World War I Commemoration held several virtual events on Monday to commemorate Memorial Day. First, the museum and memorial held a ceremony featuring speakers, including Senator Jerry Moran from Kansas, and Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II is also from Kansas. The event is scheduled for 11 noon on Monday. In addition, the bell ringing ceremony was also scheduled at 1 p.m., using bells that were repeated by the Daughters of the American Revolution every day from 1917-1918. Finally, the museum broadcasts the biennial Walk of Honor service at 3 pm. to dedicate 100 new Walk of Honor granites at the museum. The bricks were dedicated to those who served in World War I, and veterans from all branches of the military. All shows can be seen here.

JWB Jewish Chaplains Council: The JWB Jewish Chaplains Council launched the first National Jewish Community Commemoration Day to recognize Jewish commitments to the military on Monday. Speakers included retired Navy Captain Rabbi Irving Elson, director of the JWB Jewish Chaplains Council; Rear Admiral Jeffrey Jablon, director of Personnel, Military Planning and Policy; and several Gold Star families. In addition, there will be performances from the Combined United States Naval Academy Glee Club. You can watch the program at 1 p.m. on Facebook here.

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Ancestral Hero Parade: Ancestry has partnered with groups including HISTORY®, the Injured Soldier Project, The Greatest GENERATIONS Foundation, Heroes of the Second World War and TAPS to hold a virtual event “Heroes of the Heroes” on Monday to commemorate Remembrance Day and also the 75th anniversary of the end of the year . WWII. Television personality Kathie Lee Gifford will host a virtual “spectacle party”, and the event will feature veteran speakers such as Army veteran Dan Nevins, who lost both legs from the knee down while serving in Iraq in 2004 during a combat mission. Nevins is now a professional speaker and Baptiste yoga teacher, and eager to use yoga to help treat “unseen war wounds” among veterans. Viewers can watch “Hero’s Parade” on Ancestry Facebook page at 11 a.m.

National Commemoration Day Concert: PBS still broadcasts this year’s National Commemoration Day Concert on Sunday, May 24. Retired Army General and former White House National Security Adviser Colin Powell will be performing, and Army Chief of Staff Chief General Mark Milley is scheduled to deliver a special message. The show will feature members of the US Army Herald Trumpet, U.S. Army Choirs, US Navy Band Sea Chanters, U.S. Air Force Singers, among others. Besides airing on PBS, this concert will also be aired on Facebook and YouTube, and The PBS website is here at 8 pm.

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Who is Paulo Bento, the Portuguese coach from South Korea who coached Cruzeiro?



The coach commanded the Portuguese national team at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and left the South Korean national team after being eliminated in Qatar.

Portuguese coach Paulo Bento qualified South Korea for the playoffs of the World Cup, something the team had not achieved since 2010, when the South Korean team reached the 1/8 finals of this championship. But 4-1 rout against Brazil as a result, shortened the path of the Asian team, as well as put an end to the work of Paulo Sousa in the national team.

Paulo Bento started his career as a coach with the youth team of Sporting Clube Portugal in 2004. At the club, he commanded the youth team for two seasons, winning the junior national tournament in his first year. Incidentally, the coach took over the first team shortly after he announced his retirement as a player.

Given his prominence in the youth categories, Paulo was chosen to replace José Peseiro, who was eliminated in European competition, in the professional team of Sporting CP for the 2005 season./2006.

Professionally, Bento was runner-up for four seasons in a row in the Portuguese Championship. Despite this, the coach won two Portuguese Cups and two Candido de Oliveira Super Cups. On November 6, 2009, the coach resigned.

Having distinguished himself at Sporting, Paulo Bento was announced as Portugal’s coach on 21 September 2010 after the World Cup in South Africa, where the then-champion Spain was selected in the round of 16.


In qualifying, the coach managed to show good results in the first games, plus, of course, take Portugal to the semi-finals of Euro 2012, taking off from Spain on penalties. Having stood out in competitions, the coach extended the contract until Euro 2016.

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However, after losing to Albania in qualifying for Euro 2016, the coach could not resist and was fired in September 2014. The unsuccessful campaign at the World Cup of the same year in Brazil also affected.

After the Portugal national team, Paulo Bento returned to Brazil in May 2016, but this time to coach the Cruzeiro club. With a contract until December 2017, the coach made his debut in the second round of the Brasileirão the same year.

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However, Bento only lasted 17 matches in power with six wins, three draws and eight losses, leaving the team in second-to-last place in the tournament.

On 11 August 2016, the coach was announced as the new commander of Olympiacos, Greece, where he remained until 6 March 2017, winning the Greek title. Following this, Paulo Bento was announced as Chongqing Dangdai of China leading the team for only 15 matches.

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On August 16, 2018, Paulo Bento was announced as the new coach of South Korea following the departure of Shin Tae-yong, who lost in the group stage of the 2018 World Cup.

As part of the South Korean national team, the coach has 55 wins, 12 draws and eight losses, having won the East Asian Cup title and classified the team at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. After being knocked out against Brazil in the 1/8 finals, the Portuguese announced his retirement from the national team.

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Pioli ‘pulls’ Leao by the ears and says the Portuguese ‘must make a dash’



Pioli 'pulls' Leao by the ears and says the Portuguese 'must make a dash'

FROMTefano Pioli, Milan coach, gave an interview on the Italian radio program Sky Calcio Club on Sunday in which he talked about Rafael Leao’s participation in the 2022 Mundial, a test in which the Portuguese striker was a replacement for Fernando Santos. ‘, indicating that he has been talking to his player over the past few days.

“If we talk? They have an obligation to call me at the end of the game. He is happy because Portugal is doing well. It is clear that he would like to play more. I can take advantage of this for a contract extension,” said Pioli, who also spoke about the Portuguese’s renewal process.

“He is fine with us and management and Rafael are talking. We are waiting for good news,” the Transalpine coach fired.

Looking at his player’s short playing time at this 2022 World Cup, Pioli admitted that Rafael Leau would like to have more playing time for the national team, but hinted that the Portuguese striker is not unhappy.

“If he plays a little? It’s hard to judge because Portugal has a very high quality team. Rafael is happy because Portugal is having a good World Cup, but there is a lot of quality and competitiveness in the attacking sector of the Portuguese team. “, – stressed the coach of the Italian, who also left a small warning to Rafael Leau.

“When you see him in training, you immediately understand that he has incredible potential. He has technique and speed that few others have. Over the course of a period, he had to develop and adapt to the reality at Milan, where the pressure is different from what he is. he was in Lille. It took time, but his potential to become a great player was always there. But he still needs to make the leap to become a champion because he can be even more decisive in the opponent’s zone,” he stressed.

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“If you think about Rafael from two years ago, he has made tremendous progress. He’s missing a few things, but he’s smart and approachable. I can give him all the ideas he wants, but his talent must be left free. should improve his heading, given his physique,” he concluded.

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Portugal, nuts and the Portuguese consumer: a successful trilogy



Portugal, nuts and the Portuguese consumer: a successful trilogy

Nuts have become part of a limited group of Portuguese agri-food sectors that manage to achieve much-desired food self-sufficiency. In the case of almonds it is 170% and in the case of chestnuts it is 116% in relation to the national consumption.

The value of Portuguese agricultural production in 2021 was 9.6 billion euros, representing a growth rate of 14.6% compared to 2020, and therefore it is fair to say that dried fruits today, with a production of 80,000 tons and exports reaching 100 million euros contributed. to this success.

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