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11-11-2010, 3:07 AM
Thank you for your service.
Happy Veteran's Day!
11-11-2010, 7:08 AM
Thanks, same to you.
11-11-2010, 7:19 AM
I'm posting this message from another Pro 2A web site I visit.
Thank you to all who have served. -g
It has been recorded that less than 1 percent of the population of the
United States has served in the Armed Forces. Yet a large debt of gratitude
continues to be owed to that 1 percent that has or is presently serving.
On 12 November, the Sun will rise and shine on countless markers around the
world where Veterans performed deeds of heroism, courage and compassion for
their fellow man and woman. As it continues to bring on the light of day, it
will dry the dew that has settled on these markers much like the drying of
the tears of those who will visit them ... remembering who they were and
what they did. Comrades, Battle Buddies, Wingmen, Friends ... call them what
you want, they will come together from all places to pay their respect and
say thank you.
Survivors of our historic campaigns will proudly band together as Brothers
and Sisters sharing tears, hugs, war stories and catching up on what's been
On this Veteran's Day, take a minute to thank those who have raised their
hand for freedom. Let your "Thank You" float in the air that all Veterans
everywhere can hear them. Let your "Thank You" ease the pain and warm the
heart of the families and loved ones of those who bear the scars of war and
those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. May your "Thank You" continue to
spread protection and peace where ever they are. May we continue to be
thankful for our Veterans for where would we be without them.
Please feel free to share ....
"Promise Given ... Promise Kept"
By Tomas R. Hawkins
It was an honor
Salute to all of you who served!
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11-11-2010, 9:00 AM
And my thanks to the citizen soldiers in my family over the years:
Great Uncle Thomas 74th PA Volunteer Inf: Gettysburg 1863
Great Uncle Paul U.S. Army 1918
Grandfather Michael Edward U.S. Army 1918
Uncle Jacob Howard U.S. Army 1918
Father Edward Grant U.S. Army Air Force 1942-1946
Brother Edward Grant U.S. Air Force 1968-1973
Daughter Marla Eileen CAANG 2001 -
Son Kurt Alexander CAARNG 2002 -
11-11-2010, 10:04 AM
hooah, our pleasure
11-11-2010, 10:14 AM
Thanks to all the Vets for your service!
11-11-2010, 10:22 AM
For all those who have served; some are gone and some remain...
For all those who serve today; some are gone and some remain...
Thank you... :79:
11-11-2010, 8:08 PM
"Never have so few been owed so much, by so many" i believe that's how it goes. thank you all for your service, you're all heroes to me. i hold all my veteran friends/family near and dear, and always will.
It was my greatest honor to wear this country's uniform. Thank you America!
11-12-2010, 8:29 AM
Heads-up! Ancestry.com is giving free military records checks through this weekend. The records are for WW2 and earlier. I found my great uncle's civil war pension request filing (from 1882, what took him so long?), another great uncle's draft registration from WW1 and WW2 and ditto for my grandfather. I didn't know guys in their 40s had to register for the draft in WW2. Both served in WW1. I also found my father's induction records from July 1942. All very cool!
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