Last year I wrote a post about remembering my friends on Veteran’s Day. Today is no different.
Earlier this year my Bronze Star that he was awarded during the War. A graduate of A&M he went into the Army as a radio man where he could apply his love for electronics. He has some of funniest stories about his platoon and he also has some very chilling ones. I think of him today also.visited us from the east coast. With him he brought The
Yesterday I read a blog suggesting that Veteran’s Day be canceled in favor of a Day. Whatever. I don’t agree at all. A National Service Day is an interesting idea, but not at the expense of Veteran’s Day.
Everyone’s life has been touched by the military in some fashion. It is not all about fighting in Afghanistan, Iraq, Vietnam, WWII or your opinion of such. Think of the Coast Guard, National Guard, intelligence agencies, and Merchant Marines. It is about the totality of what we do as a country to protect our freedoms.
Veteran’s Day is a day of thanks to those who have served and a day of remembrance for those who have lost their lives in the process.