A veteran is defined as someone who served...in the Armed Services. Someone who served. Me, my children , they were willing to lay down their life for us. Who deserves a gift like that? What have I ever done to deserve that?
The truth is that nothing I have done or could ever do would be worth that kind of gift.
This is not an impersonal "thank you" ...for my country or for us, a collective. This is a thank you from my heart because it IS personal. This gift was given, first by God for His Son and for his blessing in being born in this country but also for those others who gave their lives for me. That I could live in freedom, here , now.
May He bless those who have come home and especially those who did not....they paid a price that can only be repaid by God.
May He bless them and their families.....
Some of us will never forget.