Tag: veteran’s day


Honor Veterans Today and Every Day

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Nov 2018

Honor Veterans Today and Every Day

November is the month to give thanks, which is why it’s fitting that Veterans Day falls during this time. I am thankful for veterans, especially my Father, a disabled Army veteran. He believes in our country and he is willing to die to defend it. The military honor instilled in him carried over to our family life. We had only a few rules: honor our...

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Veterans: Thank You for Your Service

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Nov 2012

Veterans: Thank You for Your Service

By Joseph Baxter Retired Chief Petty Officer in United States Navy Boot Camp, 1983 A century ago, in a place many people would find challenging to identify on a map, the presumptive heir to the throne of a fading empire died at the hands of an assassin.  Within a month, one country had declared war upon another.  Obliged by a tangle of treaties, many other...

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Every Day Should Be Veteran’s Day

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Nov 2011

Every Day Should Be Veteran’s Day

While most are thankful during a holiday like Thanksgiving or Christmas, I am thankful on Veteran’s Day. My Dad, a disabled Army veteran, is my hero. He believes in our country and he was willing to die to defend it. The military honor instilled in him carried over to our family life. We had only a few rules:  honor our country, keep pushing forward, and...

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