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Where Would We Be Without Our Veterans?


Adam

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I am sitting here with a cup of coffee this morning, my 3yr old daugher on my lap, pondering how our life would be here in America without our Veterans. How would our life be without those who served to give Americans the safety, and security we enjoy here? I'm glad, and incredibly fortunate that we will never know, and honored to be an American, protected by our armed forces.

 

Thousands of service men and women make it their priority to assure the rest of us a lifestyle that so darn good, so comfortable and safe. How lucky are we Americans to have our service people? Super lucky, to say the least.

 

"Thank You," doesn't seem like enough, but Thank You for your service.

 

As for those who made it their life to serve, with integrity and honor, in our armed forces, today is celebrated in honor of you. Seems like you deserve more than a one day celebration. Maybe a week, or a month every year is more appropriate?

 

Finally, in memory and honor of those who served, and passed on, and those died in the line of duty, I salute you.

 

:patriot:

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Awesome thread.

 

I know we have a decent sized contingent of both current and past Military here....

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE. Thank you for your courage, your honor, your integrity, and helping to keep the air I breathe at night American Air.

 

Mook

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Like Eric said, this is what we do. What we choose to do. What we are proud to do. Can't ask for much more than that.

 

 

Here, we call it Rememberance Day. On this day I remember all who have served past and present, but closest to my heart, Lt(N) Chris Saunders, Sgt Darcy Tedford and PO2 Craig Blake. All taken from us far too soon, as seems to be the fate of the best of us.

 

I would be remiss in not mentioning a joint USCG/USN boarding party I had the honour to serve with early in 2004. Great young men all, KIA April 2004 from a terrorist bomb in the Persian Gulf. :patriot:

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mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} </style> <![endif]--> Well said Adam, I sat here on my computer working and thinking about how lucky we are here in America.

 

And the freedom the vets have provided for us.

 

I think I'm going to go have a beer with a vet and let him know how much I appreciate what he did for his country.

 

Have a good one Calvin

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