Salaam, Shalom, Peace, Shanti
Dear Fellow Americans,
I would like to remind us that we stand together as our Nation Commemorates Memorial Day. We remember all those Heroes that have made the Ultimate Sacrifice in the service of the United States of America and Defending Freedom. We thank them and their families for the dedication and sacrifice.
Please see and share Video of American Muslim Veterans, Active Duty, Scouts, and Community Members Video at Arlington National Cemetery
We Remember one of our community members who served Honorably in the U.S. Army and was killed in action in 2005. Staff Sergeant Ayman Taha, United States Army ADAMS held Funeral Services for him at ADAMS Sterling Mosque and he was buried in Arlington Cemetery. Imam Magid(Executive Religious Director of ADAMS) and Rizwan Jaka(Chair of the ADAMS Board) were asked to represent the Community at the Service at Arlington Cemetery in 2006.
Special Thanks to all those that have served in the U.S. Department of Defense or that have had family members that have served in the U.S. Department of Defense. We thank them and their families for the sacrifice, dedication, and service to our Country.
It is a day like this, that we take time to reflect on our community members’ and their families’ dedication and sacrifice to our country and community. Please see below a list of some members of our community that are involved in the All Dulles Area Muslim Society(ADAMS) community, Masjid Muhammad, Dar Al-Noor, DC Area Community, or Nationally that have served Honorably or are currently serving Honorably for the United States of America.
1) Br. Bob Marro(ADAMS Board Member & Former US Army National Guard)
2) Br. Joshua Salaam(ADAMS Chaplain & Former USAF)
3) Br. Noman Khan(ADAMS MIS Cmte & Former USMC),
4) Dr. Sameer Ahmad(ADAMS Health Network/Clinic Board Member & Former USAF)
5) Br. Ali Khawaja(ADAMS Law Enforcement Liason Team and US Army National Guard)
8) Br. Abdul Rashid Abdullah(Scouts & Former US Army)
9) Br. Mahmood Qadri(Scouts & Former Army National Guard)
10) Imam Talib Shareef(Masjid Muhammad & Former USAF)
17) Capt Imran Khan(US Army Reserves)
18) Commander Abuhena M. Saifulislam(US Navy Chaplain)
Our thanks to all Active Duty, Veterans, and Reservists and their families for their sacrifice, dedication, and service to our Country.
We pray for peace among all peoples and nations