THANK A VETERAN
To all Veterans that read this may I say Thank you
and to all who read this that are not Veterans, if
you have an opportunity to greet a Veteran greet
him/her with a hand shake and a sincere THANK YOU!
REMEMBER THE 11th HOUR, 11th DAY OF THE 11th
a bond between Veterans, that can't be described,
unless you looked into death, and returned.
It's the pride of defending your homeland, It's an
honor, so valiantly earned. There's a
brotherhood cementing soldiers. Adding strength to
the stories they tell. It's the foot prints
where angels resisted, it's the courageous survival
of Hell. There's a feeling, a heartbeat, a
spirit, that no coward could ever inspire.
Because without having walked in the boots of your
home, you can't know what it's like under fire.
When an instance is all that divides you, 'from
living and giving it all It's the hero that stands,
without question, it's the Veterans who have taken
the fall. It's the loyalty, this love of
Country. That carries us into harm's way.
It's devotion, unbending, unending, that the
Veterans defend, every day.
"You look at me with hostility, saying that I am to
blame, for embarrassing the nation, and bringing it
to shame, yet you sat at home and popped your pills,
loving freely, at your will, while we defended those
freedoms, on some distant, bloody hill. We
only did the duty, that our Country asked we do.
We only did what we were told, with thoughts it was
for you. We held this Country in our hearts,
as we watched our Brothers die. We vowed our
dedication, and we held our heads up high. But
you forget who gave their blood, so you could speak
your mind. And you forget, the families, we were
asked to leave behind, who were also those we
battled for, we cherished, in our chore. So
tell me now, tell them, indeed, Who harmed our
......Written by an anonymous Vietnam vet.