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Veteran's Day - Our Country At Its Best

Veteran's Day - Our Country At Its Best
 

Each year, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we pause as a nation - to pay tribute to all members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard who have served our country.

"Moments like this remind us of what our country can be at its best - a nation of citizens who look out for one another ... not just when it's easy, but when it's hard - whether we wear the uniform, or not. - Barack Obama"

Today we honor Corp. Josh Hargis, whose stirring Purple Heart salute was shared on social media around the world. Here is his awesome story.

 

And Medal of Honor recipient Capt. William Swenson, an American Hero.

 

Thank you to all Veterans, and their families, for your service!

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  • Kay3131 By Kay3131
    11.06.13  

    Oh, that little purple heart pinned onto the blanket! Each Veteran's Day I watch a movie (my favorites are "Glory" (The American Civil War) and "A Few Good Men" (You don't have to wear a badge on your arm to have honor.") A big thanks to these Brave men who keep us the land of the free!

  • kbaby05 By kbaby05
    11.06.13  

    Thank you to all the Veterans - we are so greatful for your services!

  • AimsFisher By AimsFisher
    11.06.13  

    Men AND women

  • faeriekitty By faeriekitty
    11.06.13  

    I remember as a child when the Vets would sit outside stores for donations/ sell red poppy pins. I don't see them do that too much these days.

  • dibingolady3 By dibingolady3
    11.06.13  

    Just seeing old glory on the pole and where ever it may be brings tears to my eyes to know that there are those who have braved so much in many ways and in many wars to keep us free from those that would take away our freedoms. I give thanks to those that have served as did my dad and my brother for their service to protect at all costs.

  • msfriendly By msfriendly
    11.07.13  

    We need to remember our heroes everyday and keep them in our hearts and prayers...not just on 11/11. Thank you veterans!

  • ajcoupons By ajcoupons
    11.07.13  

    With my brother over seas on his 3rd tour, my other brother just retiring from the Army in Sept after 21+ years, my husband an ex Navy vet, my brother-in-law an ex Marine vet and my dad ex Air Force vet, along with all other family, friends who served and are serving, I say a special, heartfelt "Thank you". We pray for you all.

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