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Shimmy & Shake
11-09-2009, 22:30
From 1 veteran, to another.

Happy veterans day on Wednesday, and thank you for your service.

A special prayer to all those currently serving in harms way. (

Heroes Die for Me
by Jamie Burns

I am the flag
I look down upon this land called America .
I have been here since this great nation was formed,
I have seen each battle fought
I have seen the heroes die for me, for my country

Thank you all those of you
Who have kept me flying in the breeze
Keeping this country united as one.
Thank you those of you who have sacrificed your lives,
Giving up all that I may still fly,
Watching over the citizens of this nation.
Thank you all those of you who have ever fought,
I am ever grateful for you.

You risked everything; you faced death each day,
Faced fear, faced many terrible things.
And because of you, my thank you's ring out,
Filling the sky, echoing from the hills
They find their way to the graveyards,
And to all of you still living,
You are a special kind of person.
To anyone who has ever served this country,
And to those serving today
Thank you.

As I watch life from atop my flagpole,
As I think of all you've done,
My feelings become too powerful for words
And all I can say is thank you.
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I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious.

~Vince Lombardi~
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11-09-2009, 23:13
Quote From 1 veteran, to another.

Happy veterans day on Wednesday, and thank you for your service.

Thanks and I feel the same.

11-11-2009, 11:00
O beautiful for heroes proved
In liberating strife.
Who more than self their country loved
And mercy more than life!

Thank you for your service at home an abroad.