Celebrating Veteran’s Day

Flashbangs and Fiction

As I celebrate Veteran’s Day, I find myself wondering what it means for other people.

 

 

My family has a long line of patriots.  Some of my fondest memories involve spending time with both of my grandfathers.  It wasn’t until death’s hand waited patiently over my grandfather’s bare head that he felt he could share stories from WWII.

I was forever changed.

 

Veteran’s Day is, for me, a day to remember, a day to respect, and a day to renew my own sworn duties to protect and uphold.  I have a few quotes that I would like to leave.  Each of these mean something specific to me.

 

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” -John Fitzgerald Kennedy

 

“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” -Jose Narosky

 

“Better than honor and glory…

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