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Thread: Happy Veterans Day!

  1. #1
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    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM

    Happy Veterans Day!

    A crisp salute, a tip 'o the hat, and a heartfelt thanks to all you military vets, especially today.
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    Jan 2011
    Spitting distance north of Detroit Michigan
    yes indeed, and a belated Happy Birthday to the Marine Corps{Yesterday the 10th}
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  3. #3
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    May 2007
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Thank you to all that have and are serving.

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    Feb 2012
    St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    It's Remembrance Day in Canada, probably the only universally recognized Holy Day left. No commercialization of those who died, or those who are left. And we have a new crop of veterans now.

    Just a while ago, I learned that I had a great-uncle who was killed in the trenches in WWI. More to remember.

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    Jan 2009
    Thanks to all who are serving and those who have served. Our prayers daily for there safety and health.


    Not just today but every day give thanks


  6. #6
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    Jun 2008
    GTA Ontario Canada
    A very special day today. Big heartfelt thanks to all the veterans that in their way contributed to making this world a safer place for us all to live.

    Have many family members that have served to honor at the local cenotaph today. And as a nation we all thinking of the two guys that recently got taken on home soil and thinking of their families today.

    Maybe some day we will evolve as a species to find alternative ways to resolve our differences seeing that field of poppies around the the tower of London sure bears witness to loss of life.

    I tend to think a great deal about those that come home alive yet live a very different life as a result of the scars of battle both physical but also mental.

    My families contribution . Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	87194 There is a Canadian sniper medal from WW1 in there.

    I think an appropriate you tube video would be this one today.

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    Apr 2009
    Outside the beltway
    Thank you , and to all who served.
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