In today’s From the Front: (Click on link to read stories highlighted below) This post is courtesy of The Thunder Run Dispatches: Learning to Live: remembering Kandahar Diary: A Can of Coke and a Close Recce Kandahar Diary: Countdown to Leave A Handful of Dust: LT Wompum Will No Longer Be Blogging A Handful of Dust: Meet LT Gorman A Little Pink in a World of Camo: Pre Memorial Day Maj C: Your Questions — My Answers FaST Surgeon: Memorial Day Weekend – Part III – Memorial Day 2010 Old Blue: The Second Memorial Day Old Blue: Trending Positive CJ: My Memorial Day AfghaniDan, Part II: Multinational Memorial Day AfghaniDan, Part II: Bagram bemused Army Live: The meaning behind Memorial Day Army of Dude: Metal Memorials C.J. CHIVERS: Shoot at American Patrol. Get Shot. Ditch Rifle. Ask Patrol for Bandage. Repeat? TIM HSIA: Memorial Day Is Every Day Battle Rattle: Marines in Afghanistan remember their lost on Memorial Day Battle Rattle: Memorial Day is no summertime kick-off for these Marines better when we’re together: A very special day CI-Roller Dude: My Flag Bruce R: The Keller precedent Free Range International: Jalala-Not So Bad and Not So Good Hellcat Betty: Memorial Day Home From Iraq: Editorial in Today’s Sunday News IraqPundit: Palestinians Matter More than Iraqis? IraqPundit: Current Rumours Kerplunk: Catching up with … Hot Wheels The Kitchen Dispatch: Should We Be In Afghanistan? Knottie’s Niche: Remembering on Memorial Day Life as an Army Duck: An effort and a rant Loving A Soldier Blog: “Happy Memorial Day”? Lets talk about it. Our Army Life: Deployment 2010: Thank God That Such Men Lived… Rajiv Srinivasan: Memorial SemperFi Wife: Promises Kept. Memorial Day 2010 Terry Glavin: Massouda Jalal, Jose Maria Aznar Win UN Watch Human Rights Awards Wings Over Iraq: Canadian general sacked for hanky-panky within the rankys IraqPundit: Court Confirms Election Results Bill Roggio: Afghan commandos retake eastern district from the Taliban News from the Home Front: Redefining Gender Roles in Combat As ‘Don’t Ask’ Fades, Military Faces Thorny Issues News from the Front: Iraq: A Farewell to the Green Zone The Praying Women of Sadr City Iraqi high court certifies March vote results Iraq’s supreme court upholds March election result Service members in Iraq mark Memorial Day Iraq’s Psyche, Through a Green Zone Prism Iraq’s Sunni insurgent groups gather to plot comeback amid political crisis Afghanistan: Backward at Bagram Afghanistan Suspends Two Aid Groups In Afghan region, U.S. spreads the cash to fight the Taliban Afghanistan’s Jirga Is A Centuries – Old Institution Taliban Scorn Afghan National Peace Conference NATO Has High Hopes for Afghan Peace Council American general to take command of British troops in Helmand province Afghan, Foreign Forces Recapture District From Taliban McChrystal: Evidence is ‘clear’ Iran aids Taliban The Thunder Run’s From the Front is a daily series that highlights news and personal dispatched from the front and the home front.