• May 30, 2011
Tribute 2010 Chevrolet Camaro – Click above for high-res image gallery

To some, Memorial Day is the first real kick-off to summer. Swimming pools open, the grill is fired up for burger and hot dog duty and we all take a day to kick back and enjoy the warmth. (Especially up here in the northern half of the country where the winter seemed to drag on forever.)

But the real purpose of Memorial Day is to pay tribute to the men and women of our armed forces who have died serving our country. So, while you may be enjoying a Monday off from the work-week grind, make sure you take a moment to honor the fallen, and salute those who voluntarily fight to keep our country free.

And if you didn't see it last year, be sure to scroll through our attached image gallery for the most American Chevrolet Camaro we've ever come across. It practically screams, "Born in the USA!"


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      Eidolon
      • 3 Years Ago
      Unfortunately, this same Camaro, which was even being used to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project, was later vandalized. The exterior was keyed, the passenger window broken and the stereo equipment ripped out, and a flag that had been flown in Iraq was stolen from the interior. NOT cool.
      NGave8
      • 3 Years Ago
      I'm sorry guys, I love american people and I love cars like the Camaro, but I will never understand how attacking other countries can be called serving your country. No war since WW2 has been a legit reason for USA to send men and women to kill other men and women. No disrespect. And yes this is a car website, and I'm glad we're all bound by this same interest. One day hopefully I can by a Camaro V8!
        Biochemlab
        • 3 Years Ago
        @NGave8
        No disrespect taken here. Regardless of the mission they're sent on or how we feel about it, the American men and women that offer up their lives to serve our country and protect our freedom deserve our love and thanks.
        sirjaysmith
        • 3 Years Ago
        @NGave8
        so knocking down 2 towers, striking our main military headquarters and declaring war on the US by killing several thousand of our own is no legitimate reason.......
        Sean H
        • 3 Years Ago
        @NGave8
        We were attacked NGave8. Anyways, as a former paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Div it's pretty cool to see my unit patch on roof of this Camaro.
        Geekengineer
        • 3 Years Ago
        @NGave8
        Please, please, please don't comment about things you do not understand. Check your facts first, then realize your error. I am giving a shout out to all those serving in my military - thank you for your service. I am doing my part to help you in your duties. As for those who have fallen, I can only offer my gratitude at their ultimate sacrifice. They died to protect the freedoms that people like NGave8 can enjoy (non-Americans, too), even though they love to b!tch about their own lack of perspective.
        • 3 Years Ago
        @NGave8
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          Marco Estrada
          • 3 Years Ago
          i think he was talking about iraq. also Afghanistan in 2001 was under Taliban control so of course they wouldnt give him to us, hell 99.9999% taliban didnt know where he was either
          LUSTSTANG S-197
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Marco Oh but I am sure they knew about Al Queada, the organization with which he was the head of that was responsible for the attacks on September 11, 2001.
        MikeDougherty
        • 3 Years Ago
        @NGave8
        NGave8: Read this blog post and maybe it will answer your question. http://marines.dodlive.mil/2011/05/02/osamabinladendead/
          Upscaled
          • 3 Years Ago
          @MikeDougherty
          From the blog you linked: "“We fight [terrorists] over there, so we don’t have to fight them here, period.” I have always been skeptical of this saying. We live in an era of intercontinental travel. How could waging war in Iraq and Afghanistan prevent someone from committing criminal acts in the USA? By removing a safe haven? How much safe haven would a terrorist cell require? One apartment unit is about all they would need, I think. No, I think changes in domestic security has been far more effective a deterrent against terrorism than the wars in the Middle East.
        Gus
        • 3 Years Ago
        @NGave8
        Memorial Day isn't about the mission, it's about the men and women of our services.
        LUSTSTANG S-197
        • 3 Years Ago
        @NGave8
        No disrespect there buddy, but the people this day is meant to commemorate do not start the wars. They were just the ones who did as they were told, regardless of what their political beliefs were. Some did it because it was the path they themselves chose, and others did so because they had no choice. Using your logic, no soldier, Marine, sailor, airman, or special forces who paid the ultimate price in any war, or time of peace deserves any respect because you don't think some of the wars their country was involved in were legit? It's easy to sit here in hindsight/lands from afar and play monday-morning-quarterback and pass such judgment, but it is quite another to be in their shoes, and in their particular places in American history. That's what Memorial day is all about, remembering those who fought and died in ALL WARS, not trying to make some anti-war political statements with your 20/20 hindsight goggles on.
      Upscaled
      • 3 Years Ago
      Yeah, but these Camaros are made in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. Meanwhile, Mustangs come from Flat Rock, Michigan, USA. Just sayin'.
        LUSTSTANG S-197
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Upscaled
        Not that pointless argument again... Just ask yourself who builds that car, and what country they are based in.
          Upscaled
          • 3 Years Ago
          @LUSTSTANG S-197
          Who builds that car? I assume you want me to answer that GM builds the Camaro, and that GM is based in the USA. But a car is built by many people, including shareholders, management, engineers, assembly workers, etc. In this case, the final assembly plant is in Canada, and many of the workers involved in the physical assembly of the car are Canadian. I'm just pointing that out as one of the factors in what makes a car American, or Canadian. So the argument is not pointless.
      Shawn Stone
      • 3 Years Ago
      No offense taken Ngave8, everyone in this beautiful country gets the right to there own opinion. Personally, when my Captain or Chief orders me to do a task, I don't ask questions or try to think into the issue. The Navy pays me to do my job, not argue politics on my superiors decisions. That is what gets Sailors and Marines killed. Hooyah Navy, and happy Memorial Day!
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Shawn Stone
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          LUSTSTANG S-197
          • 3 Years Ago
          Don't rip on him for having something you clearly lack, courage. It's because of people like Shawn Stone that you have the right to voice your opinion, but hey, go ahead and ignore what does not ring true in your little fantasy land. It's your right, remember!!
        stclair5211
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Shawn Stone
        No offense, but that is the problem. Now people should be asking questions. We're going around the world pissing people off when we should be taking care of our own. You used to be able to trust your commanders, but not any more. The U.S. military has been hijacked by the globalists.
      stclair5211
      • 3 Years Ago
      Where is the Camaro built??? Exactly. And it's insulting to honor our fallen heroes while we destroy the country by spending ourselves into bankruptcy and we let this administration strip away our civil liberties and rights while starting yet another war. So much for that peace prize. Hope and change!!!
        LUSTSTANG S-197
        • 3 Years Ago
        @stclair5211
        As a conservative I ask, how is this about Obama again? Back to the topic at hand: Who builds the Camaro again? If you said GM, you are correct. Now, where are they located again? The notion that because someone took the time use an American car assembled in Canada as a slate to commemorate our fallen troops an insult seems a little hyper sensitive if you ask me.
      detGT
      • 3 Years Ago
      i love this country, i honor our military. but i hate this car. WHAT A MESS.
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