Posts Tagged ‘washington’



Touching the engraved words, “I Have A Dream” in the marble steps on the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC on Wednesday, May 31, 2006. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered the speech from this spot on August 28, 1963 during the March on Washington and it’s words are considered the defining moment of the Civil […]

Justice for All Rally & March. Washington, DC. Saturday 12•13•14


Brought my “A – Game” to Washington, DC yesterday as I just knew that I needed to make the effort to finally get involved in documenting the ongoing demonstrations and struggle against police brutality here in the U.S. It was really good to run into a few old newspaper and agency colleagues in Freedom Plaza, […]

“Hudson Valley Honor Flight #6…” 18•Oct.•14


Accompanied my fourth Hudson Valley Honor Flight to Washington, DC, Arlington National Cemetery and the Iwo Jima / Marine Corps Memorial last Saturday. It was my third mission this year and the inaugural flight day from Westchester County Airport in White Plains, NY. You can view more images from the flight HERE over on the […]

“Hudson Valley Honor Flight #5…” 9•27•14


Worked again in Washington, DC & Arlington, VA last weekend documenting my third Hudson Valley Honor Flight (HVHF) from Stewart International Airport. You can view the main gallery from the trip over on the main site’s archive by clicking HERE. I will be adding more images from the day spent with nearly 100 WWII Veterans […]

“Arlington…” April 26, 2014


An inspecting officer (right) with the United States Army’s 3rd Infantry Regiment Honor Guard or “Old Guard” inspects the rifle of a sentry during a changing of the guard ceremony at the Tomb of he Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA on Saturday, April 26, 2014.  © Spent the day working for […]

“My Marines…” Arlington, VA. 21•Sept.•13


The United States Marines Corps Silent Drill Platoon perform in front of the U. S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, VA on Saturday, September 21, 2013.  © Chet Gordon/THE IMAGE WORKS *Spent the day yesterday in the Washington, DC & Arlington, VA area documenting a mission of the Hudson Valley Honor Flight:  More […]

“The March & THE Speech…” 50 Years Ago Today… 28•Aug.•13


Although I wasn’t there today, I’ve been to the very spot on the Lincoln Memorial quite a few times… ~cg Touching the engraved words “I Have A Dream” in the marble steps of the Lincoln Memorial on September 14, 2004 in Washington, DC. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his infamous speech at this […]

Memorial Day 2013.


To commemorate Memorial Day today, here are a few favorites from trips to Washington, DC and Arlington, VA in 2004 and 2005.  Semper Fi.  ~cg WASHINGTON, DC.  A white carnation rests against the names engraved into the black granite panels at the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial in Washington, DC on Tuesday, September 14, 2004. 58,226 names […]


Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) Today is Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. He would have been 83 years old on this day. Touching the engraved words, “I Have a Dream” engraved into the marble steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC on September 14, 2004, at […]

"ANC…" April • 2005

ARLINGTON, VA. Horse drawn caisson with the US Army Honor Guard sentries of the 3rd. US Infantry, known as “The Old Guard” proceeding after a military honors funeral in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA on Monday, April 18, 2005. © CHET GORDON / THE IMAGE WORKS A story broke yesterday out of Washington about […]