Thank You To All Who Have Served In The US Military

The video is not mine, but it accurately reflects my feelings for you, my respect for all who have served and are now serving. Because of what you’ve given we are free. Thank you for your service.

Thank you.

US Air Force Thunderbird Aerial Demonstration Team, F-16 Fighting Falcons
photo credit: US Air Force Thunderbird Aerial Demonstration Team, F-16 Fighting Falcons via photopin (license) The U.S. Air Force Thunderbird Aerial Demonstration Team?s F-16 Fighting Falcons fly over the base flag pole during their demonstration in the Desert Air Show at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., March 21, 2009. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tracie Forte/Released)

Who Are You Honoring This Memorial Day?

Each year when Memorial Day comes around I try to watch all the military movies (the ones based on history) that I have. I want to remind myself of the important reasons that the men and women of the armed forces have fought. And of the sacrifices they have made for our country, for you, and for me.

It saddens me when I see retail sales overwhelm the real significance of this day. A day to remember the lives lost, the lives forever changed by injury, the families who sacrifice time with their loved ones, and the families who wait eagerly for their safe return. Continue reading “Who Are You Honoring This Memorial Day?”