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I Want to Wish Everyone a Happy Veteran's Day

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    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 3 Responses Nov 11, 2008

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    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

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    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

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    Soldier Of Fortune

    I've always known Veteran's Day to be something that's celebrated in the U.S.A, but I've heard of similar days named something else in different places - and on the same day. Anyway, this is just a comment I left on something (it was originally aimed at Americans, but I'd like it...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 3, 2011

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    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

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    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

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