November 11, 2016 at 11:35 am #69112
Veterans day history: There are approximately 23.2 million military veterans in the United States.
November 11, 2016 at 1:48 pm #69113wheelseeParticipant
Thank you to my friends and family who served and are serving.
Thank you to the many more who I have yet to meet.
November 11, 2016 at 2:56 pm #69114RobertParticipant
Thank you all. Lord bless you.
November 11, 2016 at 4:05 pm #69115SeanTKeymaster
To all the Vets here, and I know they ARE here…
I know some of you feel awkward maybe when you get thanked for your service because to you it was what you chose to do. I like to hold the Americans who chose to serve with great esteem and respect and think it is important to recognize that they chose to serve us all. The collective gratitude of an entire nation is owed to you.
November 11, 2016 at 4:07 pm #69116zeerfParticipant
Thank you all who have served and those who continue to serve.
November 11, 2016 at 6:31 pm #69117sbrgirlParticipant
Thanks to all of you who have, or are currently serving our country!
There should be more than one day a year when you are remembered!
November 11, 2016 at 8:47 pm #69118MaxKeymaster
I’m glad to see this thread. I am currently in MO and have been driving. I checked in here in the hope that a thread had been started. In the UK the 11 November is Remembrance Day. The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month: armistice for WW1.
This day is about so much more than the politics of why people were at war. It is about those who went, and did not come back.
“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun, and in the morning,
We will remember them.”
November 11, 2016 at 10:00 pm #69119First SergeantModerator
We few, we happy few…
Signal Out, Can You Identify
Je ne regrette rien
In Orbe Terrum Non Visi
November 11, 2018 at 1:33 pm #71976KeeperParticipant
I want to wish ALL Veterans Happy Veterans Day doesn’t matter what branch or what country you served you’re still a vet no matter what. For answering the call to protect others from the evil the lurks in the world.
Bill Murray (Keeper)
22yr Navy retired
November 12, 2018 at 10:12 am #71977
We always do something for Veterans Day at church, this video was selected. Don’t know who made it, but it was well done.
November 12, 2018 at 2:30 pm #71978RobertParticipant
Thank you Veterans! God bless you all!
November 10, 2019 at 4:28 pm #127258
My earliest memories of Veterans Day were accompanying my grandfather to the parade and ceremonies as a very small child.
Seeing many WWI veterans, many in uniform.
I remember my grandfather telling me stories of attending the first Armistice Day events with his grandfather.
There were Civil War veterans in attendance, both in blue and gray.
Ensure your children and grandchildren know the meaning and history.
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November 11, 2019 at 2:03 pm #127386DiznNCParticipant
One of my earliest memories is of watching my Dad in uniform, marching by in formation, on a Veterans Day. As he came up even with me, have gave me a wink. That snapshot is engraved in the halls of my mind. I was never so proud of him, or of being his son. I look back on that as one of the moments I could not wait to be in uniform and replace him in the ranks.
To all veterans, to those that have gone before us, save me a seat at the campfire, and I will endeavor to earn a place in your company.
November 11, 2019 at 5:33 pm #127406BrushpopperParticipant
Same here, Thank you to all my friends and family, and to those of you on this Forum that I know or have not met yet, thank you from the Little Family here in south Texas. I am glad to know you all and I appreciate you more than I can express.
November 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm #127411Robert HenryParticipant
God bless you all today!
Lost my MVT class list- been here a time or two :)
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November 11, 2019 at 7:07 pm #127417
November 11, 2019 at 7:35 pm #127422HealthhokieParticipant
Thank you to all the veterans especially the wise ones on this forum!!
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