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    My Honor goes to my Uncle Joe. Was a tail gunner in a plane shot down during the Korean War. I never got to know my pops oldest brother. My Uncle My Hero!!!

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    My Honor goes to all the Soldiers whose stories are written in a book.. Blessed Are The Soldiers.. New Mexico families, my uncle Juan Jose Vigil was captured during the Korean War. He spent 35 months as a P.O.W. My Grandmother ordered all family members to get on our knees at 3 pm every Friday and say a prayer for his return.. He made it back and after 2 yrs. uncle re up ed to go to Viet Nam because " my brothers need help" uncle was in the medical corp. After discharge he lived in Alb.
    R.I.P in Santa Fe National all the Veterans..

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    I always honor my father on memorial day weekend. He passed away 14 years ago on this his favorite holiday of the year. He dropped out of high school in Detroit at the age of 16 to join the merchant Marines during world war two. Oneyear later, ( he lied about his age ), he joined the Navy and wound up serving on three different aircraft carriers for the duration of the war in the Atlantic. Like most that have been termed “the greatest generation”, he talked little of his own experiences during the war, but rather of those friends and family that served and gave the ultimate sacrifice.
    During our memorial day barbecue, I take down his folded flag from its place of honor, and put it in the middle of the table for us to honor him and all others who served this country during it’s difficult times.
    God blessed us with him and many others before and after to keep this country free. My prayer is that God may continue to bless America.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yooperlobo View Post
    I always honor my father on memorial day weekend. He passed away 14 years ago on this his favorite holiday of the year. He dropped out of high school in Detroit at the age of 16 to join the merchant Marines during world war two. Oneyear later, ( he lied about his age ), he joined the Navy and wound up serving on three different aircraft carriers for the duration of the war in the Atlantic. Like most that have been termed “the greatest generation”, he talked little of his own experiences during the war, but rather of those friends and family that served and gave the ultimate sacrifice.
    During our memorial day barbecue, I take down his folded flag from its place of honor, and put it in the middle of the table for us to honor him and all others who served this country during it’s difficult times.
    God blessed us with him and many others before and after to keep this country free. My prayer is that God may continue to bless America.
    "Greatest" generation indeed. They were just bred differently back then....the stuff that they endured during those wars was incredibly brutal!!!

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    I salute all the brave men and women who gave all...they are the true heroes...

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    I honor all who have served to allow us the freedoms we have today. This includes ten uncles(yes 10) who served in WWII, two cousins in the Korean War(one who returned minus a leg), and a brother-in-law who was a combat medic in Vietnam. Thanks to all.

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    We also say Thanks to the Families of All the Veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice.. for our Freedom and continue to do so.. when you see a Vet. buy their meal, cup of coffee and they will tell you a story...

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    As a vet. I get a lot of people saying "Thank you for serving!"'. BUT, the real thanks is for all of those who didn't come back. My sincere thanks goes to all who have served!

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    Our Freedom is not free, it came / comes at a Tremendous Cost. The United States has been a pillar of hope for the multitudes in so many places in the world. Are we perfect, are there warts in our history , yes , but there has never,ever been a nation like ours in the quest of righteousness . Pray our leaders turn back to God so He will continue to bless our nation. Thank you to the families of our fallen Heros .

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