I Want to Wish Everyone a Happy Veteran's Day

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    May I tell you about my nephew,

    my wife’s sister’s son? He was a veteran. He was a troubled child, violent & aggressive. At three, playing board games, his only concern was “How do I win?” He would then cheat. He was a well-known neighborhood bully who was banned from playing with their children by...
    ColdMountain ColdMountain
    61-65, M
    Nov 11, 2014

    I want to say to all my brothers

    and sisters in arms, Happy Veterans Day and to my fellow combat vets, WELCOME HOME! You were missed.
    jayciedubb jayciedubb
    46-50, M
    1 Response Nov 12, 2015

    Welcome Home

    Back in Feburary I got the honor to go to Micronesia and pickup the remains of a b-24 flight crew which went down during the battle of Midway. The dive team consisted of divers from all the branches. The remains were loaded up and we took the remains to hawaii for id...
    tankerman1 tankerman1
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 11, 2008

    Thank You All!!!

    On this Veteran’s Day 2008 I wanted to take a moment to thank those who are serving/have served our USA so selflessly.  I know the cost of my freedom isn’t free and that it is only there due to the sacrifices made by each of you.    I also want to...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Nov 11, 2008

    Ugh...

    I had originally written a story as a tribute to several men that make my life so much better than it would be without them in it. Unfortunately when Ii attempted to post my story there I see there is now a link between facebook and my EP account. If I wanted to post the story in...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    Nov 5, 2010

    You Might Be a Vet If You've Ever Heard ....

    Try to look unimportant; they may be low on ammo. The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him. Of every one hundred men, ten shouldn't even be there, eighty are nothing but targets, nine are...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2008

    Veteran's Day 11/11/2008

    Thank You!!!     Lord,   Keep our Troops forever in Your care   Give them victory over the enemy...   Grant them a safe and swift return...                   ...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Nov 11, 2008

    Yes you guys are crazy

    but fantastic!!! Those of you who had no choice, because your country invited you to a foreign field shindig. You are amazing! The very idea that you take an ordinary guy/gal and teach them how to be the best at what you are trained in. Is crazy!!!! But whatever your role. Well...
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    Nov 11, 2015

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