Tag: Veterans

Quotes July 24, 2020

“Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause.”
Abraham Lincoln
 
 
 
 
“Sitting in front of my fireplace, basking in it’s warm glow gives me time to reflect upon the sacrifices that it has taken for me to enjoy the security of a good home, in a safe environment. I can hear the soft whisper of the snow as it caresses my window and covers the ground outside in a scintillating display of sparkling lights under the full moon. How many times have our service men and women watched this same scene from a foxhole, or camped in some remote part of the world. Thankful for the silence of that moment, knowing it won’t last long. Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. He/she dresses in fatigues and patrols the world restlessly, ensuring that we can have this peaceful night. Every day they give us the gift of this lifestyle that we enjoy, and every night they watch over us. They are warriors, angels, guardians, friends, brothers, fathers, mothers, sisters and brothers, forming a family that stretches back to the beginning of the country. So tonight when you go to bed say a prayer that God watch over those who watch over us, and thank them for their sacrifices, on and off the battlefield. Pray that they have a peaceful night, and will be home soon with their families who also share their burden. Without them we would not have this moment.”
Neil Leckman
 
 
 
 
“The next morning re-supply choppers brought mail, supplies, and Christmas stockings that had been packed by young school kids. Each stocking contained lots of candy and a letter. We took turns passing the letters around. Tex’s parents had sent him a small, artificial Christmas tree. We set it up on the top of our foxhole and decorated it with white shaving cream from our sundry supplies. The shaving cream looked like snow.”
Lanny Starr, Vietnam Diary: A Memoir for my Posterity
 
 
 
 
“The brave men and women, who serve their country and as a result, live constantly with the war inside them, exist in a world of chaos. But the turmoil they experience isn’t who they are; the PTSD invades their minds and bodies.”
Robert Koger, Death’s Revenge
 
 
 
 
“We who have seen war, will never stop seeing it. In the silence of the night, we will always hear the screams. So this is our story, for we were soldiers once, and young”
Joseph L. Galloway, They Were Soldiers: The Sacrifices and Contributions of Our Vietnam Veterans
 
 
 
 
“Battling for our Wounded Warriors to have a better tomorrow for what they battled for US yesterday.”
Roxanne Ward
 
 
 
 
“A Veteran is the one who takes up arms to save you before the ones who take up arms to kill you can succeed. Nkwachukwu Ogbuagu”

Quotes November 11, 2018

On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.
Dan Lipinski
 
 
 
 
The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.
Patrick Henry

Day 12 Of A Photo A Day For 30 Days Series – CROSSIN(G)ENRES

Saturday was Remembrance Day in Canada. Sometimes known as Poppy Day, it takes its origin from the poem “In Flanders Fields” written during the first World War by Canadian physician Lieutenant-Colonel John McCraet. November 11 is a national day of remembrance, honoring the lives lost and sacrifices given by those who have fought and died for our country.

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Day 12 Of A Photo A Day For 30 Days Series – CROSSIN(G)ENRES

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Canadian war heroes, achievements honoured at Remembrance Day ceremonies

From the parade to the cenotaph, to the sound of the bugle and the laying of wreaths, Canada’s war heroes, soldiers, and military milestones were honoured during Remembrance Day services in Fort St. . .

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Where The Road Ends – Gerber Blog

Alaska to Argentina Equipped with four Kawasaki KLRs and the Gerber Black Boar, the team will depart Deadhorse, Alaska in November and head South down to Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. It’s up to them to tackle every problem that comes at them and survive the journey Journey Obstacles To pass through the Darien Gap during… Read more »

Where The Road Ends – Gerber Blog

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Honoring Our Military and Veterans

We recognize the tremendous sacrifices military members, veterans and their families have made for our nation.

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What Do I Know?: How Many Veterans From How Many Wars?

What Do I Know?: How Many Veterans From How Many Wars?

Pence Says America Owes Vets a Debt, Promises Stronger Military

Pence said the administration has been working hard on delivering the services – especially medical assistance – that veterans need and deserve. “Working with Secretary [David] Shulkin, we’ve made the Department of Veterans Affairs already more efficient, effective, and accountable,” the vice president said.

“Let me be clear: Veterans benefits are not entitlements — they are earned. They are the ongoing compensation for services rendered in the uniform of the United States of America. And under President Donald Trump, we’re keeping the promises that we’ve made to men and women who’ve served in our armed forces,” he said.

Pence Says America Owes Vets a Debt, Promises Stronger Military

‘The first time I had freedom’: Spotlighting Sask.’s Indigenous WW II veterans – Saskatoon – CBC News

When visiting her home province of Saskatchewan a few years ago, a photographer was inspired to learn more about a handful of remaining Indigenous Second World War veterans, in part because of the inequality they faced after their service.< ‘The first time I had freedom’: Spotlighting Sask.’s Indigenous WW II veterans – Saskatoon – CBC News

Music November 11, 2017